Florida man crashes homemade helicopter into house
Pilot recovering in hospital
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. – A Florida man crashed his homemade helicopter into a house in Hillsborough County, officials said.
A Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office news release said Bradley Bates, 51, called 911 Monday evening after his small aircraft came to a rest on the roof of a Tampa-area home.
No one was home at the time of the crash. A dog that was inside the home was not injured.
Bates was taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition.
The cause of the crash wasn't immediately known.
The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration will investigate.
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