Student pilot makes hard landing in helicopter - FOX 13 News

Student pilot makes hard landing in helicopter

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TAMPA (FOX 13) -

A student pilot made a hard landing in a helicopter at Peter O. Knight airport Wednesday night, police said.

It happened around 6 p.m.

The helicopter landed on one of the runways, and appeared to be on its side.

The student and the instructor onboard were not injured, according to the Tampa Police Department.

The student crashed the chopper immediately upon takeoff, according to TPD.

There's no word yet what caused the hard landing. The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.


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