Helicopter Crash in Central Kansas Kills One

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

A Washington man was killed Sunday when the helicopter he was piloting crashed in a field in central Kansas.

The Kansas Highway Patrol has identified the man as 66-year-old Roger Hershner of Sequim, Washington, who was flying from his home state to Virginia to perform contract work for the U.S. Forest Service.

A Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman said the crash occurred around 2:45 p.m. near Moundridge, which is about 40 miles north of Wichita.

No one else was believed to be on board.


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