Military helicopter makes ‘mishap’ landing near Yuma

Military helicopter makes ‘mishap’ landing near Yuma


YUMA, AZ - Another military helicopter scare just a little over a month after a fatal mid-air collision killed seven marines.

Naval Air Facility El Centro officials say during a routine training today a United Kingdom Chinook helicopter ran into some trouble while attempting to make a landing.

Officials say it happened around 1:30 PM 15 miles northeast of Yuma.

They say everyone on board was transported to El Centro Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The scene of the incident remains secured while officials conduct an investigation.

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