Sunday, March 25, 2012

Medical Chopper Makes Emergency Landing: Air Methods Lifenet SC helicopter lands in West Ashley

Saturday night, at about 8:30, Charleston County Sheriff's deputies responded to the area of Main Road and Highway 17, in reference to a Air Methods Lifenet SC helicopter making an emergency landing due to mechanical concerns.

Officials say the helicopter was set down in a field beside the Publix at Main Road and Highway 17 in West Ashley.

No damage was sustained to the helicopter and the crew on board were not injured.

A patient on board was transported from the scene via EMS to a local hospital.

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