NYPD Chopper Makes Emergency Landing In Water - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

NYPD Chopper Makes Emergency Landing In Water

NEW YORK (AP) - An NYPD helicopter carrying five officers has made an emergency water landing.

Police say the helicopter landed upright in Jamaica Bay on Wednesday afternoon while returning to a nearby police department airfield. One of the officers suffered a minor injury.

The chopper was carrying a three-man flight crew and two scuba divers who were on a routine security patrol. Flotation devices were deployed before it landed in the bay.

The emergency landing happened around 3:45 p.m. It was not immediately clear what caused it.
      
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