A newsgathering helicopter with two people inside tipped over and caught fire while landing in Southern California, officials said.

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) spokesman Ian Gregor said the Bell 206B helicopter rolled onto its side while landing at Gillespie Field northeast of San Diego at approximately 2:15 p.m.

ASPIRING MARINE, 18, DIES DURING INITIAL STRENGTH TEST: REPORT

Gregor added that the aircraft, which has been used for newsgathering by San Diego television stations, caught fire at the El Cajon airfield.

Fox 5 reported that the two people inside did not suffer any serious injuries.

GET THE FOX NEWS APP

“The FAA and NTSB will investigate,” Gregor added.

Source Link:
https://www.foxnews.com/us/california-newsgathering-helicopter-rolls-over-fire-landing

[-0.605059]

Comments

comments

Advertisement