More detail on this person: Flying a Bell 47 for Alpine Helicopters and crashed probably because of weather. The Seattle Times, November 4, 1974, page 51: Pilot Dies as copter crashes in heavy fog Special to the Times Kingston, Kitsap County - A helicopter pilot, believed to be Dwight Brosseau, 25, of Seattle, died about 8:30 a.m. today when his craft crashed just north of here in heavy fog. The Alpine Helicopter Service Craft from Renton had just taken off from a landing pad at the American Marine Bank here when it plummeted to the ground. The cause of the crash was not determined immediately, said Carl Spee, the owner. The helicopter service does deliveries and pickups for banks and their branches in the Puget Sound area. Brosseau, 3905 Whitman Ave. N., was scheduled to stop in Port Angeles, Port Townsend, and Sequim, before returning to Seattle. Jerry Orr, bank manager, said Brosseau had delivered cancelled bank checks. The helicopter clipped off a post on the back porch of a house and part of the craft was still on the porch, Orr said. Brosseau's wife, Jean, is expecting a child. The Seattle Times, November 6, 1974, page 24: Brosseau, Dwight M. Husband of Jeanne M. Son of Roberta Bruce, Mahlon Brosseau, Seattle. Brother of Don Bruce, Clovis, Calif.; Reginald D Bruce, Anna I Bruce, and Mai Lon Brosseau, Seattle. Services Saturday, 1 p.m., Green Lake Funeral Home.
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