Helicopter circling over West Seattle

Don’t yet know what it is – except it’s not TV news, and not Guardian One. 7:23 PM NOTE: No conclusions reached (we tried calling Boeing Field and couldn’t get a live person on the phone) – but do note there’s a disaster drill involving state ferries tomorrow.

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10 Replies to "Helicopter circling over West Seattle"

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    Alki Resident May 24, 2010 (5:36 pm)

    Its been circling for a couple of hours,seems their filming or looking for something.

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      WSB May 24, 2010 (5:40 pm)

      It is too high up to tell easily but it does appear to have a nose cam, so aerial photography is a possibility. I just put this up because more than a few inquiries have come in.

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    Nancy Stillger May 24, 2010 (5:39 pm)

    And, there haven’t been any ferries for a while either…

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    WSB May 24, 2010 (5:45 pm)

    Re ferries- I am on the Water Taxi and see two…

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    Alki Resident May 24, 2010 (5:47 pm)

    Ive seen ferries all afternoon.And the cruise ship left awhile ago as well.

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    pigeonmom May 24, 2010 (6:02 pm)

    It’s the off leash police.

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    Alki Area May 24, 2010 (6:44 pm)

    Plus a Coast Guard ship was hovering off Beach Drive, stopped briefly around 4000 block and threw an anchor out, dragged it back, then moved on.

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    BobLoblaw May 24, 2010 (7:29 pm)

    Trader Joe’s locale spotting crew!

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    foy-boy May 24, 2010 (9:52 pm)

    looking for a good park and ride location. can not find one in down town westseattle. Theres a big hole in the way.

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    22blades May 24, 2010 (10:27 pm)

    I had to run an errand at Boeing field. The same helicopter was sitting in front of Paul Allen’s hangar. It was a Eurocopter with a gyro stabilized camera on it’s nose like many news copters. I could not see any logos. It was positioned on a movable platform so it was at least planned to be there. Bing’s answer to the Google-Cam?

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