Norfork Dam helicopter crash

Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Photos by Jody Shackelford

Two people died early Tuesday morning, July 15, when their helicopter crashed while doing routine aerial surveying of power lines near the Norfork Dam in Arkansas. The first victim is believed to be the pilot, James Dean Evertsen, 57, of West Plains, Mo. The second victim is believed to be the passenger, Randall J. Arthur, 51, of Marshfield, Mo. The Federal Aviation Administration were enroute to the scene.