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Helicopter Crash Near Unity

A helicopter accident is under investigation following a accident on Tuesday. Around 8:15 a.m., Unity RCMP received a report of a helicopter crash in the Rural Municipality of Eye Hill. Unity RCMP along with Luseland Police Service, Luseland Fire Department, Unity Emergency Medical Services and SaskPower responded to the scene. The initial investigation reveals that the helicopter was spraying a field with a non-toxic liquid when it came in contact with a power line prior to going down. The pilot and lone occupant was treated on scene by EMS and later transported by STARS to hospital in Saskatoon with what are described as non life threatening injuries. No further information is available at this time as the investigation continues with the assistance of Transport Canada, Transport Safety Board and Occupational Health and Safety.

Photo Courtesy of the RCMP.

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