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Emergency personnel carry the pilot of a crop-spraying helicopter Wednesday, May 28, 2014, after he crashed into a barn on a farm north of Little Falls, Minn. The pilot was transported by North Air Care to St. Cloud Hospital, where he remained in critical condition. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch

Pilot’s condition critical after helicopter crash near Little Falls

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LITTLE FALLS, Minn. -- A 71-year-old man was listed in critical condition Wednesday after a helicopter he was piloting crashed into a barn north of Little Falls.

Gary Earl Oleen of St. Cloud was flying the crop-spraying helicopter at 10:18 a.m. Wednesday when he crashed onto the roof of a barn, according to the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office.

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