Pilot Howard Y. Esterbrook, 53, in helicopter crash near CR 700 South and CR 150 East in White County, Indiana

Modified Date: 
Thu, 03/16/2017 - 9:57am
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Pilot killed in helicopter crash while installing electric towers in White County

A pilot was killed in a helicopter crash while trying to help install electric towers in White County on Tuesday. 

The crash happened near the intersection of CR 700 South and CR 150 East sometime around 4 p.m.

Indiana State Police say the pilot was using the small helicopter to feed rope through the tower when the crash occurred. 

Police identify pilot killed after helicopter crash in White County

State police identified the pilot as Howard Y. Esterbrook, 53, Kapolai, Hawaii.

People Involved: 
Howard Y. Esterbrook

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