Crop-dusting helicopter crashes in Fayette County

A crop-duster helicopter safely landed in a corn field on Friday morning after clipping a power line.
Published: Aug. 6, 2022 at 2:46 PM CDT
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FAYETTE, Iowa (KCRG) - A helicopter crashed in northeast Iowa on Friday morning, according to law enforcement officials.

At around 11:10 a.m., the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was sent to a report of the crash near the intersection of M Avenue and 130th Street, located southwest of Fayette. Deputies believe that the helicopter clipped a power line, leading to the pilot to make a landing in the nearby corn field.

Nobody was hurt in the incident. The aircraft sustained damage that caused it to be inoperable.

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