Sheriff: Longtime pilot dies in helicopter crash
JEANERETTE, La. - Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal says an experienced pilot has died in a helicopter crash in the Jeanerette area.
He says in a news release that 60-year-old Kenneth Squires had worked as a cropduster for more than three decades.
Ackal says Squires' Bell 47 helicopter crashed about 10:20 a.m. Sunday near a cane field north of U.S. 90 and west of Hubertville Road.
He says the National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.