FESSENDEN, N.D. (AP) — An Illinois pilot suffered only minor injuries when a helicopter crashed in central North Dakota.
The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the helicopter was spraying waterways along a highway south of Fessenden on Wednesday morning when the pilot tried to go under power lines.READ MORE: Suspect Shot, Wounded By Police On Lower Wacker Drive; 2 Others Taken Into Custody After Being Found In Vehicle Taken In Carjacking
The blades caught the bottom power line, causing the helicopter to crash in a field.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Brief Warm Up Is On The Way, Snow Showers Return
The pilot, 49-year-old Michael Hamouz of Willowbrook, Illinois, suffered minor injuries and was taken by ambulance as a precaution.MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
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