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November 27, 2014

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Police helicopter lands safely in city intersection

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Steve Marcus

A mechanic works to repair a Metro Police helicopter in a vacant lot at Bruce and Fremont Street on Wednesday. No one was injured after the helicopter had a mechanical failure.

A Metro Police helicopter landed shortly after noon today at Fremont and Bruce streets after a mechanical failure, Metro Police said.

The helicopter reportedly made a hard landing, but there were no injuries, police said.

Two pilots in the helicopter were on a routine patrol when the helicopter had the mechanical failure with a part that controls engine speed, a police spokesman said. The helicopter landed without incident and is expected to be repaired on site.

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