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Helicopter crashes into a house in Mentone, Melbourne

Extraordinary photo shows how close a helicopter pilot was to his death when his crashed aircraft hangs precariously on a roof after it crashed into a Melbourne home.

  • A helicopter crashed into the roof at a suburban house in south-east Melbourne.
  • Pilot of Helicopter was stable and being treated for lower body injuries
  • Although the roof of the home was damaged by the accident, no one was there at the time. 

A small helicopter crashed into the roof of a suburban house in Melbourne’s south-east.

At around 1 o’clock on Wednesday afternoon, the helicopter struck the Mentone residence at Tylden Court.

Ambulance Victoria stated that the pilot, a male, was stable and was assessed on the spot by paramedics. He was then taken to Alfred Hospital with lower-body injuries.

The incident occurred when no one was present at the house.

Horror photos taken at the scene of the crash show multiple firefighters trying to rescue the man trapped in the wreckage.

The roof of the home sustained extensive damage. 

A helicopter crashed into the roof of a home in southeast Melbourne. (Photo: Emergency services at the scene).

Victorian Emergency Services Said The Pilot Is In A Stable Condition And Being Assessed For Lower Body Injuries Following The Crash (Above)

Victorian emergency services reported that the pilot is stable and being evaluated for lower-body injuries after the crash.

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