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Helicopter crashes into Ten Mile Lake; search continues for pilot and craft

Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on Nov. 24 at approximately 7 p.m., the Cass County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call from the passenger of a helicopter that crashed into Ten Mile Lake in Hiram Township. The passenger was able to get to shore; the pilot and helicopter are still missing. Cass Co Sheriff's Office Deputies, State Patrol, Walker Police Officers, MN DNR Conservation Officers, Leech Lake Tribal Officers, Leech Lake Conservation Officers, Hackensack Fire and Rescue, Hackensack First Responders and North Ambulance responded to the scene. The search for the pilot and the helicopter continues.