Indiana State Police investigating helicopter crash in Dubois Co - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Indiana State Police investigating helicopter crash in Dubois County

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Indiana State Police are investigating a single-occupant helicopter crash that happened Saturday in Dubois County.

Indiana State Police Sgt. Philip Hensley says it happened around 11 a.m. on West County Road 450 North in Ireland.

42-year-old Keith Windsor of Charlestown was crop dusting over fields when he experienced mechanical issues for unknown reasons and crashed in a bean field. 

He was able to exit before the helicopter caught fire. 

Officers say the helicopter was a total loss, destroyed by the crash and the fire. 

Windsor was taken to a local hospital by medical helicopter where he was treated for a broken leg and chest pains. 

The investigation into the crash continues. 

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