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Fears pilot injured in helicopter crash in Victoria's east

9News.com.au logo 9News.com.au 16/09/2020 Chanel Zagon

Ambulances and medical workers © AAP Ambulances and medical workers A pilot is feared injured after a helicopter crashed in Victoria's east this afternoon.

9News understands the pilot sustained injuries following the aircraft incident in Stirling, about 60kms north of Bairnsdale in East Gippsland.

Paramedics are responding to the incident upon receiving a call for assistance at about 3pm.

The air ambulance has been dispatched and seven emergency vehicles are at the scene.

The pilot is believed to be the only patient.

The man will be flown to a Melbourne hospital after suffering upper body injuries.

There are no further details.


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