Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing At Local School

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Press Release: Moody Air Force Base

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. – At approximately noon today, an HH-60G Pave Hawk assigned to Moody AFB executed a precautionary landing at Hahira Middle School in Hahira, Ga. during a routine maintenance check flight.

The helicopter safely landed and first responders immediately secured the scene. After evaluation by aircraft maintenance specialists from Moody, the HH-60 took off and returned to the base at approximately 1:50 p.m.

The precautionary landing was a safety measure taken when a light on the aircraft indicated a potential mechanical issue. In this instance, standard protocol dictates the pilot land the aircraft in a safe location as soon as possible.

According to Moody Air Force Base

A helicopter from Moody Air Force Base has landed at Hahira Middle School because of an in-flight emergency.

No injuries were reported.

WCTV has a reporter on the scene, and will bring you more information as it becomes available.

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