Crowley Helicopter crash results in death of pilot

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 4:33pm

Shortly before noon today, there was a helicopter crash that has resulted in the death of the pilot. In the community known as Lyons Point between Crowley and Kaplan on highway 13 a helicopter hit the gule wire of the tower of radio station KYBC known as big 102.1. 

The tower was not hit but after the helicopter struck the guie wire it lost control and crashed 250 ft to the ground causing the death of the pilot who was the only person in the copter. No other information has been given out at this time as the accident is under investigation by Acadia Parish Deputies and of course the FAA. 


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