Michael Fournier Death / Obituary | Michael Fournier Cause Of Death – Dead – Dies | Died – Passed Away
Michael Fournier Death / Obituary – We learnt that a great helicopter pilot, Michael Fournier was pronounced dead on August 19, 2020, following a helicopter crash.
Michael Fournier died in a crash in Central California Hills, while in line of duty, with family, friends and loved ones left in total devastation. Our prayers, thoughts condolences are with the loved ones of the deceased for the great loss. We are yet to observed the deceased obituary, all further details concerning this news will be updated upon confirmation.
Reactions And Sharing On Michael’s Passing
We are deeply saddened to report the passing of a pilot aboard a Call When Needed helicopter that crashed yesterday, August 19th while providing support at the #HillsFire in Fresno County. We send our sympathies to the family during this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/gZlV9E3cV5
— CAL FIRE (@CAL_FIRE) August 20, 2020
The body of Michael Fournier, the Rancho Cucamonga helicopter pilot who was killed while in action over a fire in Fresno county, has arrived in SoCal. Firefighters stood at attention as the casket was carried inside the mortuary. pic.twitter.com/4DbV0oCzb4
— Rob McMillan (@abc7robmcmillan) August 24, 2020
@CALFIRENEU Fundraiser art in honor of Michael Fournier, helicopter pilot tragically killed in crash fighting #HillsFire. To all #firefighters, words can’t express how grateful I am for your courage in the face of fire. Thank you! Please retweet!
— Bonnie McKeegan (@Bonbonmckeegan) August 25, 2020
The Masters Fitness Collective Championships over the weekend honored helicopter pilot Michael Fournier, who died earlier this month while fighting the Hills Fire in Western Fresno County, Calif.
Also, this soldier finished 2nd in the 40-44 age group, per the results page. pic.twitter.com/91FP8UkH6g
— C.G. (@chadgarland) August 25, 2020
CalFire helicopter pilot Michael Fournier, 52, died Wednesday when his aircraft crashed during a fire suppression mission at the `Hills Fire’ near Fresno. We mourn his loss, and send our condolences and respect to his friends, family, his comrades at CalFire, to protect#CalFire pic.twitter.com/Vk6dFe9tDK
— AUSA Association of the US Army (@AUSA_SanDiego) August 25, 2020
Cal Fire says the Hills wildfire south of Coalinga is 100% contained. Helicopter pilot, 52 year-old Michael Fournier, died fighting the blaze.
— KMJNOW (@KMJNOW) August 25, 2020
— 9/11 Rescuer (@911Advocate) August 26, 2020
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Michael Fournier GoFundMe
A GoFundMe account with $109,490 raised of $200,000 goal has been set up for Michael. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family of the deceased. Below is the statement on the GoFundMe page.
Mike Fournier was piloting a helicopter performing water drops over a brush fire when it crashed in the Central California Hills. He was the only one aboard the craft. It took search and rescue teams six and a half hours to recover his remains from the difficult terrain. The crews removed his body from the crash site wrapped in an American flag. The cause of the crash is unknown. Mike is survived by his two wonderful daughters, wife and heartbroken extended family and friends.
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