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Homemade Helicopter Crashes in Md.

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WESTMINSTER, Md. — The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office says a pilot escaped injury when his homemade helicopter struck a power line and went down in a field in Westminster.

It happened about 4:25 p.m. Tuesday. Deputies say the aircraft, flown by 58-year-old Amirkhanian Shahram of Silver Spring struck the power line and crashed.

Deputies say Shahram had no apparent injuries. The aircraft was heavily damaged and was taken to a secure site for examination by the National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration.

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