Helicopter makes emergency landing in Charlotte

Medical helicopter makes emergency landing in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - A medical helicopter made an emergency landing in Charlotte early Tuesday morning after a piece of equipment caught fire.

Officers say a piece of medical equipment ignited, forcing crews to land the helicopter and extinguish the fire. It happened just before 1 a.m.

The pilot landed the helicopter on Connection Point Boulevard off Idelwild Road. No one was injured in the incident.

Officers said the helicopter should be ready to fly again.

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