WHITE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — A helicopter has crashed in White County just southeast of Chalmers.
According to ISP, the male pilot of the helicopter has died as a result of the crash near the intersection of county roads East 700 South and South 150 East in White County that occurred just before 4 p.m. Tuesday.
The pilot has since been identified as 53-year-old Howard Esterbrook of Kaolei, Hawaii.
The helicopter landed in a field near the intersection of county roads East 700 South and South 150 East in White County.
Indiana State Police and the White County Sheriff’s Office are on scene investigating and the FAA has been called in to assist.
investigators believe the helicopter was assisting EC Source put up power lines on new light poles.