Published: Sep 30, 2013 6:33 PM EDT

HENDRY COUNTY, Fla.- The FAA is investigating what caused a helicopter to go down in Hendry County, off State Road 82 yesterday morning.

Deputies say 60-year-old Donald Purden of Fort Myers was transported as a trauma alert.

When deputies arrived on scene they found Purden conscious and alert. He appeared to be suffering from what was believed to be non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital.