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Ruedi Hafen nominated for Aviator of the Year!

September 18, 2009  By Niagara Helicopters Ltd.

ruedi_hafenSept. 18, 2009 – Ruedi Hafen, President and Chief Pilot of Niagara Helicopters has been nominated under Aviator of the Year, for his daring rescue of the man who went over Niagara Falls this past March 11, 2009.


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Ruedi Hafen, President and Chief
Pilot of Niagara Helicopters.


 

Sept. 18, 2009 – The man who plunged over the Niagara Falls in March did not want to be
saved, but Ruedi Hafen refused to give up. Following up an emergency
call in March, Hafen – founder of tourist flight operator Niagara
Helicopters – hovered his Bell 407 over the drowning man, so a police
officer could attach a sling to his arm.
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