Horse spooked by low-flying aircraft near Truro is left with life-threatening injuries

Written by WBCaroline Wednesday, 24 May 2017 13:47

Sunday, May 14 between 3pm and 3.30pm. 

The owner of a horse left with life-threatening injuries after being spooked by a low-flying helicopter is appealing for help to find the aircraft responsible.

Marilyn Stead, whose family runs a 200 acre sheep farm in Tresillian, contacted Cornwall Live after exhausting all other avenues searching for the helicopter that sparked the horrific incident.

Mrs Stead, 50, said two-year-old Bog-Off Pete is a "special boy" to the family.

She told Cornwall Live Bog-Off Pete was in a field with the other young horses when a helicopter flew very low across the land where the horses were grazing.

"Unfortunately they panicked and Pete, who is a bit of a special boy, must have been the first to hit the gate."... READ MORE

Anyone with any information at all about the helicopter is asked to call Mrs Stead on 07737382649.


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