Helicopter makes emergency landing in field

Published: May. 18, 2013 at 7:12 PM EDT|Updated: May. 22, 2013 at 3:12 PM EDT
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NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A helicopter made an emergency landing near the 8700 block of Sidbury Road in the New Hanover County.

According to Chief Max Smith, with the New Hanover County Fire Department, two people were on board the small helicopter when it started having mechanical trouble.

The pilot landed the plane in a field.

No one was injured.

It happened around 1:00 p.m. Smith said the helicopter is about 200-300 yards into the woods.

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