Man trapped after helicopter crashes into power lines

Emergency services have rushed to the scene of a helicopter crash in regional NSW where a man is trapped.

The helicopter plummeted to the ground after hitting power lines at a property on Carrathool Road in Conargo in the Western Riverina region of NSW just after 11am on Friday.

Three ambulance crews and a specialist medical team are on scene treating the male pilot.

He is believed to be trapped inside the wreckage of the helicopter but his condition is not yet known.

More to come.

 

 

Originally published as Man trapped after helicopter crashes into power lines


How breathless Izzy plans to win over The Bachelor

Premium Content How breathless Izzy plans to win over The Bachelor

BORN in Grafton, she moved to Lismore when she was 12, and now she’s trying to find...

'Diabolical' situation for health care in Northern NSW

Premium Content 'Diabolical' situation for health care in Northern NSW

The border closure is causing a “diabolical” healthcare crisis

War of words over number of doctors at Ballina hospital

Premium Content War of words over number of doctors at Ballina hospital

Health district working hard to find extra NSW-based doctors, nurses