Military helicopter makes unexpected landing after warning light goes on

A military helicopter touched down unexpectedly in a Calvert County farm field near Dunkirk Monday morning, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Department said.

“The helicopter had a check engine light on, so they took it down as a precaution,” the sheriff’s department said. “They have a crew coming out from Andrews to check on it.”

A sheriff’s deputy dispatched to the landing said the crew was fine, and there was no damage to the aircraft, which was stationed at Joint Base Andrews.

 

Ashley Halsey reports on national and local transportation.

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