MADISON, Ind. (WWJ/AP) – Police say a helicopter pilot from Michigan was seriously injured when his aircraft crashed in southern Indiana, and is being treated at a hospital in Kentucky.

University of Louisville Hospital spokesman David McArthur confirmed that 35-year-old Kevin C. Rossan, a resident of Troy, was in fair condition Friday.

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Rossan was initially taken to King’s Daughters Hospital in Madison and later transferred.

Jefferson County emergency management director Dave Bell told reporters the helicopter crashed about 7:45 a.m. Friday near State Road 3 and Highway 256, about 35 miles north of Louisville, Ky.

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The aircraft crashed when winds tipped its blades into the ground as Rossan was crop dusting a beanfield.

Rossan was the only person on the aircraft, which was owned by a Pennsylvania company.

Federal aviation officials will investigate the crash.

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