Medical Chopper Lands on Mattresses at Texas Airport

The helicopter clipped a cellphone tower & lost one of its skids


 
 

WOAI News 4 | | Tuesday, August 7, 2012


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Chopper Makes Emergency Landing on Mattresses

Firefighters grabbed several mattresses from their living area. The patient was taken by ground ambulance to a hospital.
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SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) -- Several mattresses piled on the ground have helped a medical helicopter with damaged gear make a safe landing in South Texas.

Officials with PHI Air Medical say the patient and three crew members were uninjured in the emergency landing at San Antonio International Airport.

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