Helicopter Crash Kills Pilot in Shelby County

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Helicopter Crash Kills Pilot in Shelby County

The pilot was the only person on board the aircraft.

SHELBY COUNTY, Ind.--A helicopter used for crop-dusting crashed Friday night and killed the pilot. 

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it happened around 6 pm between a cornfield and a tree line near the Shelby-Rush county line. The pilot was the only person on the helicopter. 

The FAA is trying to figure out how the helicopter crashed. 

The model is considered a light helicopter with a single rotor and a single engine.   

(PHOTO: RTV6)

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