CROYDON, N.H. (AP) — A helicopter crashed within the woods shortly after taking off in Croydon, New Hampshire, killing the pilot, the one particular person on board, authorities stated. The craft was reported as lacking for no less than a number of hours.
The helicopter had taken off at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday, however the pilot, who was working for JBI Helicopter Providers, couldn’t be tracked shortly after that, the New Hampshire Fish and Recreation Division stated in a information launch Monday. It was scheduled to fly to a job website in Quonset Level, Rhode Island, about 180 miles (289.6 kilometers) away.
The Croydon Fireplace Division stated it acquired a report of a lacking aircraft at about 10:30 p.m., stated deputy chief Zachary White.
The helicopter was discovered a number of hours later in a closely wooded space close to the takeoff website, White stated in an electronic mail Monday.
“The pilot was the one occupant and he did go away,” the e-mail learn.
The pilot, Carl Svenson, 73, of Loudon, New Hampshire, was discovered useless within the closely broken helicopter, the Fish and Recreation Division stated.
Svenson had been a pilot for about 50 years and began working for JBI Helicopter Providers within the Nineteen Eighties, the division stated.
The reason for the crash is beneath investigation.
Croydon is a small city in western New Hampshire, about 35 miles from Vermont.