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Pilot recovering after duck collision

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Published: May. 19, 2022 at 10:18 AM CDT
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WABASHA COUNTY, Minn. (KEYC) - A State Patrol pilot is recovering after a duck flew into the windshield of the helicopter they were operating.

According to a tweet posted by the State Patrol, the duck hit the helicopter in-flight in Wabasha County around 10:15 last night.

The pilots were able to fly the helicopter to St. Paul Regional Airport after the collision.

One of the pilots was treated for non-life threatening injuries following a suspected head injury and has since been released.

State Patrol says it is still assessing damage to the helicopter.

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