BRIDGEVILLE, Del. (WJZ) — Police in Delaware are investigating after a helicopter crashed on a farm Sunday afternoon.

Delaware State Police said the helicopter crashed around 1:37 p.m. on Evans Produce Farm at 9843 Seashore Highway east of Bridgeville, Delaware.

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Helicopter crash in Bridgeville, Del. (Photos via Delaware State Police)

pilot1 Helicopter Crash Lands At Farm Festival In Delaware

Helicopter crash in Bridgeville, Del. (Photos via Delaware State Police)

A preliminary investigation revealed a 1981 Enstrom FA28C with approximately 15 gallons fuel on board took off from behind the Evans Farms Fall Festival when the 62-year-old pilot reported the aircraft lost power as he cleared the irrigation and electrical lines.

He told police he had to make a hard landing into the adjacent soybean field.

There were four people on the helicopter including two children.

The 41-year-old female passenger and the two children, ages 4 and 7, were taken by ambulance to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital as a precautionary measure. No injuries were reported.

The NTSB and the FAA were contacted and are investigating.

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