Town Fair Pilot Killed by Helicopter’s Rotor

He was reaching for his hat

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A former military helicopter pilot was struck and killed by the spinning rotor of a chopper he was using to give rides at a Pennsylvania town fair on Friday, the Associated Press reports.

Carl R. Enlow, 69, was walking over to speak to the pilot of a refueling aircraft at the Bloomsburg Fair when his hat blow off. He was hit by the rotor when he went to reach for it.

Enlow, who worked as a chiropractor, had more than 50 years of flying experience under his belt, according to the fair board.