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Posted: September 01, 2017

Police helicopter crashes at airport; 2 injured

Gwinnett County Police Department
Georgia Police Helicopter Crashes at Airport


By Tony Thomas, and Lauren Foreman and Amanda C. Coyne, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution


Police in Gwinnett County, Georgia, said one of the department’s helicopters crashed on Friday at Briscoe Field in Lawrenceville.

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Authorities said two officers were conscious and talking after the crash. They were taken to a hospital for treatment.

The crash appeared to break the helicopter into two pieces, reported. The helicopter's tail rotor broke off, and was about 20 feet from the fuselage. 

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