Helicopter pilot dies in Mifflin County crash
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Authorities said a helicopter pilot was killed when his aircraft crashed in the middle of a farm in central Pennsylvania over the weekend.
Mifflin County Coroner Daniel Lynch identified the victim as 61-year-old Kenneth Smith.
Mr. Lynch said the McVeytown resident was killed on impact when the engine of the two-seat helicopter shut off and the aircraft crashed into a field Saturday morning.
State police and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating.
First Published September 4, 2012 1:28 am