The federal aviation administration will investigate the crash of a crop-dusting helicopter in northeast Nebraska Thursday afternoon that injured the pilot and knocked power out to several towns.
He was released from the Mercy Medical Center where he suffered lacerations to the head.
The copter was commissioned by Crop Production Services of South Sioux City.
The pilot said he hit a pocket of air where he dropped 40 feet
The helicopter knocked down power lines near the intersection of 579th Avenue and 867th Road.
KTIV was on the scene, but was kept away from the crash site because of safety concerns.
A man who started an hour-long standoff in downtown Madison is in jail.
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