No injuries reported after helicopter hard landing at Gaston Co. airport

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Investigators said the 'hard landing' happened on Friday afternoon, and did not result in any injuries.
Published: Feb. 3, 2023 at 1:52 PM EST
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GASTONIA, N.C. (WBTV) - First responders were on the scene at the Gastonia Municipal Airport Friday afternoon for a helicopter hard landing, according to the Gastonia Police Department.

The airport is located off Gaston Day School Road and Union Road.

Right now, the Sheriff’s Office tells WBTV they are calling this a hard landing and not a crash.

The incident was called in around 1:19 p.m. Friday. No injuries were reported and no other aircraft were affected.

WBTV’s Ron Lee is gathering more information on what happened and asking if the NTSB will conduct an investigation.

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