Crop duster helicopter crash in Escalon.
ESCALON, CA - A 72-year-old pilot was injured when his crop duster crashed into a field in Escalalon on Monday morning.
Lt. Phil George with the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Dept. said a resident reported the crash around 8:03 a.m. after the helicopter went down behind a home on the 17,000 block of E. Lone Tree Rd.
The man sustained minor injuries in the wreck and was taken to San Joaquin General Hospital, said George.
George said it was unclear what caused the helicopter to crash.