MENOMINEE, Mich. (AP) — An experimental helicopter had to make an emergency landing in a residential area of Menominee on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
The pilot was flying alone and walked away without serious injury after the Friday morning crash. No one on the ground was hurt, and there was no major damage to property.READ MORE: 2 New Coronavirus Outbreaks Reported In Michigan Schools This Week
Police say the helicopter lost power and struck tree tops and a power pole before making a hard landing on the street.
The Eagle Herald reports the helicopter is owned by nearby Enstrom Helicopter Corp. Enstrom president and CEO Tracy Biegler says the pilot did a good job landing the copter.READ MORE: Michigan DNR: Great Lakes Beach Safety Is Key For State Park Visits
The pilot was taken to a hospital for evaluation. The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate.
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