Helicopter spraying field crashes in western Saskatchewan

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

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. Supplied Photo / RCMP

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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. Global News

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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