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Helicopter crashes in southwestern Alberta, pilot and passenger not hurt

09/19/2012 07:08 EDT | Updated 11/19/2012 05:12 EST
PINCHER CREEK, Alta. - Two people in southwestern Alberta are counting their blessings after a helicopter crash.

RCMP say the chopper went down Wednesday near Pincher Creek after flying into a power line.

Police say the pilot and passenger walked away from the wreckage with no injuries.

The downed power line sparked a fire in a farm field.

The Pincher Creek Fire Department put out the flames with the help of people from the area.

Transport Canada and the RCMP are investigating the collision.

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