Helicopter Crashes Near Black Oak

JULY 15, 2005 - Posted at 1:52 p.m. CDT, updated at 2:06 p.m. CDT, updated at 2:26 p.m.

BLACK OAK, AR - K8 News has learned that a helicopter has crashed in eastern Craighead County, near Black Oak.

A spokesman with the Craighead County 911 Dispatcher's office told K8 news that few details are available at this time, but the dispatch center was notified of the crash at approximately 1:40 p.m.  A K8 News crew at the scene has confirmed that the aircraft is an aerial sprayer used for agricultural purposes.

The pilot was not seriously injured.