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Helicopter explodes with pilot inside at TX airport

An investigation is underway into a helicopter crash that happened Tuesday evening at Slaton Airport, that's near Lubbock.

Authorities say 59-year-old David Guetersloh's helicopter exploded around 4 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the airport.

His helicopter toppled sideways when he was trying to land it on a trailer.

Luckily, Guetersloh was able to get out of the crash before it went up in flames.

The National Transportation Safety Board is looking into the crash.

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