Military chopper makes emergency landing on North Shore

Military Chopper Lands on North Shore

Written by KGMB9 News –
January 05, 2009 06:23 PM

Schofield Barracks is releasing more information about the helicopter that went down at 5:30 Monday evening.

The Army says two soldiers from the 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division smelled fumes in the aircraft and landed.

The OH-58 Kiowa touched down on an old airstrip between Haleiwa Beach Park and Laniakea.

No one was hurt. The helicopter was not damaged.

A military helicopter had to make an emergency landing on Oahu’s North Shore Monday night. It happened just after 5:30pm, when the chopper landed on Kamehameha Highway in Haleiwa. Officials with the Federal Aviation Administration say no injuries have been reported. A crew is on the scene, so stay with KGMB9 and for more details as they become available.

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