2019 March – Helicopter Crash Bool Lagoon (South Australia)

Helicopter crashes into power lines at Bool Lagoon in the South East


A pilot has been injured after crashing his helicopter into power lines in the state’s South East.

Just after 2.30pm emergency services were called to the Bool Lagoon, just south of Naracoorte, after the helicopter clipped powerlines.

The pilot, a 31-year-old male from the South-East, suffered minor cuts and bruises in the crash and was taken to the Naracoorte Hospital for treatment.

Despite knocking down powerlines there have been no reports of power outages in the South-East.