MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Metropolitan Mosquito Control District resumed flights Tuesday, the first time since a pilot working for them was killed in a helicopter crash last week.
The National Transportation Safety Board also released a preliminary report about the crash. Witnesses say they saw the helicopter lose altitude and roll to the left just before going down.READ MORE: Kaprizov Scores Twice, Wild Roll To 5-2 Win Against Devils
A GPS system was recovered from the crash and will be examined for more information.READ MORE: Shawn Clement, 36, Charged In Connection With 100+ Catalytic Converter Thefts
The Metropolitan Mosquito Control District have already treated 100,000 acres and have identified 25,000 to 30,000 more acres that need to be treated.MORE NEWS: How Did Minnesota Get So Many Lakes?
In recent years, they’ve treated 150,000 to 200,000 acres total.