HANSON, MASS. (WHDH) – A helicopter that caught fire at an airport in Hanson on Friday has been ruled a total loss, but no one was injured in the blaze, authorities said.
The pilot of the helicopter smelled gas while starting the engine and was exiting the plane when it caught fire at Cranland Airport, the Hanson Fire Brigade said in a statement.
Firefighters were on the scene around 7:38 a.m. and battled the blaze for about an hour before being able to extinguish the blaze.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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