Pilot lands chopper on US 19 after engine failure - FOX 13 News

Pilot lands chopper on US 19 after engine failure

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CRYSTAL RIVER (FOX 13) -

Two people were caught in a frantic situation when a sheriff's office helicopter was forced to make a hard landing.

The pilot brought the 1968 OH-6 helicopter down on U.S. 19 in Crystal River about a half mile south of the airport.

The sheriff's office tells us an engine malfunctioned. The pilot and co-pilot were OK.

The FAA is going to investigate the incident.

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