July 10, 2018 3:00 pm
Updated: July 10, 2018 4:38 pm

Helicopter spraying field crashes in western Saskatchewan

A helicopter crashed after coming into contact with power lines in the RM of Eye Hill.

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A helicopter pilot was injured after crashing Tuesday morning in western Saskatchewan.

Unity RCMP said the helicopter was spraying a field in the RM of Eye Hill with a non-toxic liquid when it hit a power line.

The helicopter then crashed in a field.

RCMP say the crash occurred around 8:15 the morning of July 10, 2018

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The pilot was treated at the scene by paramedics and then air-lifted to a Saskatoon hospital for treatment of what police said are non-life-threatening injuries.

Unity RCMP, and EMS as well as the Luseland Fire Department responded to the crash

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There is no word on his current condition.

Police continue to investigate along with Transport Canada, the Transportation Safety Board, and Occupational Health and Safety.

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