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Helicopter pilot airlifted after hitting powerlines

CareFlight's Surat Gas Aero-Medical Service helicopter was activated to the scene of a helicopter crash 80 km's N.E. Roma near the town of Waikola around 8:30am Saturday morning.

The medical crew assisted Queensland Ambulance Service officers to treat a male in his mid-thirties who had been mustering cattle on a property when it's believed the chopper clipped new high tension wires bring the aircraft to the ground.

He suffered back injuries and was airlifted to Toowoomba Base Hospital in a stable condition