13-Aug-14 N8343P Robinson R44 Lancaster, US-Wisconsin

Dale Elio, 54, was crop-spraying herbicide on a bean field when main blades contacted power lines.  Helicopter hit ground nose-first, then fell on its starboard side.  Minor injuries.  Brief power outage from broken power lines.

Date
August 13, 2014
Reg
N8343P
Make
Robinson
Model
R44
MSN
0313
Location
near Substation Road between Lancaster and Potosi,
Country
US-Wisconsin
CivilMilitary
Civil
Operator
Back-Nine-Aerial
Link 1
http://www.thonline.com/news/breaking/article_52c4aa3c-2308-11e4-9568-001a4bcf6878.html
Link 2
http://www.newslocker.com/en-ca/region/south-lancaster/pilot-walks-away-after-crashing-helicopter-near-lancaster-dubuque-telegraph-herald/
Link 3
http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/public-safety/accident/pilot-walks-away-with-minor-injuries-after-wisconsin-helicopter-crash-20140813

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