Aviation Incident, Grosmont

Police are currently on scene at an aircraft crash at Grosmont at approximately 9:20am today.

Initial investigations suggest a helicopter was mustering cattle, when it struck a powerline, causing it crash on a property off Ryals Road and Perretts Road at Grosmont.

The pilot and only occupant, a man in his 20s, suffered significant injuries and has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition.

The Forensic Crash Unit is assisting other agencies with the investigation.

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