Small Helicopter Crashes At Westchester Airport, Minor Injuries Reported

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RYE BROOK, N.Y. --  Westchester County Police reported that a small helicopter crashed on an airfield at Westchester County Airport Saturday morning, injuring at least one person.

Airport officials did not say how or why the aircraft went down and County Police said more information would be forthcoming Saturday afternoon.

According to a report on WABC-7, two people were on board, a student pilot and trainer, and neither was injured seriously.

Planes continued to arrive and depart from the airport.

Hazmat (hazardous materials) teams were at the site to deal with possible fuel spillage.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the cause of the crash.

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GoJo73:

I'm glad no one was seriously injured, but I'm also glad this prick crashed!! For the past two years, everytime their is a nice day, he has been flying over my house at low altitude every 7 minutes (Yes, I timed him).
I know I moved close to an airport 30 years ago, and I haven't minded it until this prick came along. Hopefully now he will give it up, or the airport will give him a new flight plan.....

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