Highway Patrol

Season 1 Episode 24

Desert Copter

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Aired Unknown Mar 12, 1956 on

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    • During the final scene of this episode, a Highway Patrolman is seen dangling from a helicopter and then finally drops into the bed of a truck. This stunt was actually performed on camera by the main helicopter pilot himself, Bob Gilbreath.

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    • It was because of his work in this episode, that helicopter pilot Bob Gilbreath would be recommended for his SAG card by director Herb Strock. Gilbreath would go on to be one of the helo pilots and technical adviser for the hit series The Whirlybirds. Gilbreath died in a helicopter crash in 1961 at the age of 35.

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