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Freedom of Flight / Helicopter Star VI/ Kievernagel & Blount - Sacramento Co CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper
N 38° 38.165 W 121° 12.973
10S E 655254 N 4277902
Quick Description: The Sherrif's department helicopter went down July 13, 2005, killing two deputies and critically injuring Erik Hendrikson
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 1/19/2015 4:28:03 PM
Waymark Code: WMN8M6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 3

Long Description:
It crashed just north of the memorial. Air currents could have contributed as there is an elevation change on the north side.
The memorial is on the State Park site, day use only, at $10 per car; not charge to walk ins or bicyclists.

The memorial is an original design by Tom Bennett of Bennett Sculptures. Glazed bronze on a concrete base.

Deputy Kievernagel, the pilot, was 36 yrs. and served for 17 years.
K. Blout was 29 and served for 7 yrs.
Website pertaining to the memorial: [Web Link]

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7 a.m. - 7 p.m.


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optional, park and ride, bicycle, or $10./car or pass


Type of memorial: Other

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