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Helicopter Crash at Polk County Christmas Tree FarmSalem-News.com
(SALEM, Ore.) - Today at 1:24 pm the Polk County Sheriff's Office received an air emergency call in the 5000 block of Bethel Heights Rd NW, Salem. It was reported that a helicopter had crashed into a Christmas Tree farm.
Tim Smith, 41, was working at Noble Mountain Tree Farm when the helicopter he was flying crashed into the tree farm. Smith was injured in the crash.
He has several broken bones and was transported by REACH to Oregon Health & Science University. The Helicopter is owned by Precision Helicopter Services out of Newberg Oregon.
At this point the cause of the crash is unknown.
It is currently under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration and they are currently on scene.
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