Boston’s WCVB-TV’s News Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing on Boston Common

Jan 12, 2011  •  Post A Comment

Boston’s WCVB-TV’s news helicopter, Sky 5, made an emergency landing on Boston Common on Tuesday around 6 p.m.,reports HinghamWeather’s BostonTVNews.com.

The helicopter experienced mechanical problems and landed with both the pilot and photographer on board safe, the story notes.

The craft’s pilot managed to avoid hitting buildings and people in what is a busy Boston location, the article notes. "Warning lights and an alarm came on in the helicopter. Our pilot, Michael Young, did exactly what he was trained to do and made a precautionary landing," said station news director Andrew Vrees, the story says.

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