Helicopter crash-lands on Odessa home

- A small helicopter crash-landed on the roof of an Odessa home Monday afternoon, leaving the injured pilot to pull himself from the wreckage.

The scene is along Roberts Road, which is just north of Lake Rogers Park.  A witness told FOX 13 that the helicopter appears to be a kit-built craft and may have suffered engine failure, causing the rough landing.

The pilot is alert but injured. He was the only one aboard. 

Deputies say a dog was the only occupant of the house at the time of the crash. The animal was not hurt.

Crews remain on the scene.

Stay with FOX 13 for any updates.

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