HUMBOLDT COUNTY, Iowa ' A Humboldt man was killed in a helicopter crash Sunday night and another suffered severe injuries. Fifty-eight-year-old Larry Erickson, the pilot of an experimental gyro-copter, died from his injuries after the copter came down north of Dakota City around 7:00 p.m. The passenger in the aircraft, 65-year-old Mike Chapman, was severely injured and taken to a Des Moines hospital by air ambulance. His current condition is unknown.
The investigation into what caused the crash continues.