Pilot dies in Kalamazoo County helico...

Pilot dies in Kalamazoo County helicopter crash

There are 4 comments on the WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan story from May 16, 2008, titled Pilot dies in Kalamazoo County helicopter crash. In it, WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan reports that:

A 68-year-old man died when the helicopter he was piloting crashed in a wooded area in this Kalamazoo County town.

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A neighbor

Sturgis, MI

#1 May 17, 2008
If I am not mistaken, this is not the first helicopter accident the Boven family has undergone. I also know for a fact that there have been FAA complaints registered against him for the manner in which he flew his helicopters. It is sad that this has happened, but not very surprising.

Since: May 08

Plainwell, MI

#2 May 18, 2008
Boven's daughter says her father left in the same fashion he lived his life. I mean no disrespect but he went out doing what he loved doing. If only we all could be so lucky......
greiving daughter

Kalamazoo, MI

#3 May 23, 2008
You are mistaken. My dad has not been in a previous helicopter crash nor has he received any complaints from the FAA for his manner of flying. He was the only surviving passenger in a plane crash nearly 20 years ago, he was not the pilot. It is sad and very surprising. My dad was a competent pilot and a considerate man.
Trish

United States

#4 May 23, 2008
SO,SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS,,you have to excuse mean people that like to pick apart topixs on here,,praying for you and yours..

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