Helicopter crashes in field near Fort McCoy

Thursday, August 7, 2014

TUNNEL CITY, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities say the pilot of a helicopter suffered minor injuries when it crashed in Monroe County.

Sheriff Peter Quirin says the pilot was crop dusting near Tunnel City Thursday when he experienced some trouble with his chopper and went down in a cornfield near Fort McCoy.

Quirin says the pilot complained of back and ankle pain and was taken to a hospital.

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