Helicopter pilot treated for injuries after crash near Unity

By paNOW Staff
July 10, 2018 - 1:55pm Updated: July 10, 2018 - 3:20pm

Police and Transport Canada officials are investigating after a helicopter crashed in the R.M. of Eye Hill Tuesday, near Unity.

The crash occurred at 8:15 a.m. after the pilot came into contact with a power line. RCMP said their initial investigation determined the helicopter was being used to spray a field with a non-toxic liquid at the time.

The pilot, who was the lone occupant of the aircraft, was treated on scene by EMS. He was transported to a hospital Saskatoon via STARS to treat non-life-threatening injuries.

Unity RCMP, Transport Canada, the Transport Safety Board, and Occupational Health and Safety continue to investigate

Members of the Unity RCMP detachment responded to the scene with help from the Luseland Police Service, the Luseland Fire Department, Unity Emergency Medical Services, and SaskPower.

 

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