Helicopter Crashes in Victoria

Monday, February 18, 2013
By George Hatcher

In Trida, Victoria near Leongatha, on Feb 17, 2013, a helicopter went down, and caused a blackout.

The pilot managed to land and survive the landing, in spite of the contact with power lines. There were no passengers aboard.

Residents reported a loud bang to the police, who responded and found a crop dusting helicopter had clipped power lines and crashed around 5 pm Sunday between Allmans and Mottons roads.

The pilot was uninjured although an air ambulance did respond to the scene of the crash.

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