ODESSA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man has crashed his homemade helicopter into a house.
A Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office news release says 51-year-old Bradley Bates called 911 Monday evening after his small aircraft came to a rest on the roof of a Tampa-area home.
No one was home at the time of the crash. A dog that was inside was not injured.
Bates was taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition.
The cause of the crash wasn't immediately known. The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration will investigate.