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HELICOPTER CRASH REPORTED NEAR YANKTON

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ONE PERSON IS DEAD FOLLOWING THE CRASH OF A SMALL HELICOPTER NEAR YANKTON THIS (TUESDAY) MORNING.

ASSISTANT FIRE CHIEF LARRY NICKELS TOLD WNAX THE AIRCRAFT WENT DOWN IN A FIELD JUST BEFORE 10 A.M. ABOUT 5 MILES NORTHWEST OF YANKTON:

COPTERDOWN OC…BE SECURED. :16

THE PILOT WAS THE ONLY PERSON REPORTED ON BOARD THE HELICOPTER.

THE F-A-A AND NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED AND INVESTIGATORS ARE ON THE WAY TO THE CRASH SITE.