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EMERGENCY LANDING: Helicopter Crashes In Field

Posted on: 9:13 pm, August 6, 2013, by

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A pilot walked away from a crop duster crash Tuesday in eastern Iowa.

The crop-dusting helicopter went down just outside the town of Vinton.

Witnesses say the helicopter went down just moments after re-fueling.

They say it appeared to lose power before crashing into a corn field.

The pilot, Dick Sluke was not injured. The helicopter sustained minor damage.

The NTSB is investigating the accident.