News

A page from our history

 

A dramatic rescue of young Terrence Hallinan by a Hiller helicopter in 1949 helped the young Menlo Park company grow its business.

The 12-year-old youth was bucked from a horse in an area at the 8,100-foot level of Yosemite National Park.

Rescue attempts by the Navy and a Bell helicopter were unsuccessful but Jay Demming, the Hiller company's chief test pilot, plucked the boy from the mountain on July 31, 1949.

Photo courtesy Menlo Park Historical Association.

Comments

Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Let's Talk Internships
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,266 views

Couples: Sex and Connection (Chicken or Egg?)
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,017 views

Zucchini Takeover
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 854 views