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Crop duster damaged after landing in Fayette County

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FAYETTE COUNTY, Iowa (KWWL) - A crop duster was damaged Friday morning after it crashed into a corn field after clipping a power line.

The Fayette County Sheriff's Office posted on Facebook that they had received a call of the accident at 11:10 a.m.. When they arrived on scene, they learned Nicholas Jerell had been operating a 2006 Robinson R44 when he clipped a powerline near M Avenue and 130th Street, just outside of Fayette.

Jerell was able to control the crop duster into a quick decent and land it safely in a nearby corn field. No one was injured but the helicopter was disabled as a result of the impact.

Arrangements were made to have the crop duster transported away from the scene.