Pilot Identified In Saturday helicopter Crash

Authorities released the name of a Wisconsin pilot killed when a helicopter hit power lines and plunged into the Fox River. The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday identified the victim as 27-year-old Jonathan Bahr of Platteville. He was alone in the Robinson R44 helicopter when it went down Saturday in Oshkosh. Lieutenant Steve Brewer said Bahr was hired to take photographers over Lake Winnebago during a power-boat event. Shannon Radtke, coordinator for the Four Horsemen Poker Run, an annual charitable event, said her group hired Bahr. Radtke says the pilot had refueled and was on his way back from the airport when the crash happened. The crash severed high-tension power lines that fell into the river, delaying rescue efforts for about two hours.