Four people were injured Saturday morning when the Hughes 369 helicopter crashed in a heavily wooded area north of Stoneburg.
The emergency call for medical assistance and law enforcement came in at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. The single-engine helicopter was carrying four people on what was believed to be a guided hog hunt for veterans on private property. The four injured are reportedly recovering from a variety of injuries ranging from minor to serious.
Officials from the Federal Aviation Administrator said the accident investigation is still in the preliminary stages and there is no information to release as of Tuesday morning.
Read more on this story in the mid-week News.