OXNARD, Calif. (FOX 11) - Emergency crews responded to a helicopter that crash-landed in the area of Victoria Avenue and the Santa Clara River near Oxnard Saturday morning.
The crash was reported shortly before 10 a.m. The pilot was able to self-extricate, according to Ventura County Fire Department. The pilot suffered minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital.
The Ventura County Sheriff's Office says the helicopter was a crop duster helicopter.
There was a small fire that broke out after the crash but firefighters were able to put it out quickly, according to officials.
#GonzalesInc. Firefighters from @VCFD, @VenturaCityFD and @OxnardFire are on scene of a helicopter crash near Oxnard. Pilot was able to self-extricate. Unknown if injured. Small fire has been extinguished. Cause of the crash is being investigated. pic.twitter.com/o2mfj1DW7l— VCFD PIO (@VCFD_PIO) May 4, 2019
No further details were immediately known.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.