Pilot survives helicopter crash in Brantford apparently hitting a power line

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By Staff The Canadian Press

Posted July 26, 2021 6:10 am

Updated July 26, 2021 6:15 am

BRANTFORD, Ont. — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says a chopper aviator has survived a clang successful southwestern Ontario aft she appears to person clipped immoderate powerfulness lines.

A spokesperson for the TSB says a Robinson R44 chopper was conducting an aerial spray cognition northbound of the airdrome successful Brantford, Ont., astatine astir 7 a.m., erstwhile it crashed.

Chris Krepski says preliminary accusation is that the chopper collided with a powerfulness line.

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He says the chopper was substantially damaged.

Despite that, the Brantford paramedic work main says the astir 35-year-old aviator was conscious and appeared to lone person fractures and insignificant injuries.

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