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Crop Dusting Helicopter Clips Power Lines, Crash Lands On Central Coast

Posted on Monday, September 30, 2013 12:51am

There were some scary moments in Santa Barbara County, when a helicopter being used for crop dusting clipped some power lines, and had to make an emergency landing.

It happened at around 8:30 yesterday morning, outside of Santa Maria.  The accident happened near West Main Street, and Bonita School Road.

The helicopter made an emergency landing in a nearby field.  The pilot escaped without serious injuries.

The accident disrupted power to some nearby homes.

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