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Shane Filkins, 23, and Michael Koon, 35, killed in helicopter crash near Smethport, Pennsylvania

Modified Date: 
Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:42am
Accident Date: 
Sunday, April 8, 2018

New Information: Two Fatalities Confirmed in Helicopter Crash Near Smethport

State Police Cpl. Lance Schimp said investigators believe that the helicopter was hovering next to a power line, while workers tethered to the aircraft performed maintenance on the lines.

Updated: 2 killed in helicopter crash near Smethport

McKean County Coroner Mike Cahill on Monday identified two men killed in the crash: Shane Filkins, 23, of West Virginia and Michael Koon, 35, of South Carolina.

People Involved: 
Shane Filkins
Michael Koon

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