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Pilots uninjured after crop dusters collide

Dirt Road
Posted at 2:06 PM, May 23, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-23 16:48:43-04

Two crop dusters collided near the Vermilion Parish Police Jury barn located on La 14 near Gueydan.

According to Sheriff Mike Couvillon, the incident took place Monday, May 22 on a dirt landing strip.

The aircraft's were damaged but the pilots were not injured. Lafayette regional Airport Operations were notified and the FAA/NTSB Regional Operations Center will investigate the incident.