At approximately 8:15AM yesterday morning, July 10th, the Unity RCMP Detachment received a report of a helicopter crash in the Rural Municipality of Eye Hill.

Unity RCMP, along with Luseland Police Services, Luseland Fire Department, Unity EMS and SaskPower, responded to the scene.

The initial investigation revealed 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 a Saskatoon hospital 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.

 heli crash july 10 2018 courtesy RCMP 2(photo: Unity RCMP)

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