Sunday, October 25, 2015

Monson, Hampden County, Massachusetts: Police searching for fallen helicopter parts

MONSON – Police are asking residents and motorists to keep an eye out for a large helicopter part that fell off an aircraft on Friday night.

At about 9 p.m., the Monson Police Department received a call reporting that a helicopter flying over Monson lost a large section of its windshield in the vicinity of Lower Hampden Road and Ely Road.

"The helicopter continued onto its destination without further incident," police officials said in writing.

Officers searched the area for any damage and to try to locate the windshield piece but did not find anything, police officials said.

If anyone does spot the windshield, police are asking them to leave the part in place and contact them at 413-267-4128.

Massachusetts State Police said they have not received any reports about problems with the helicopter.

Police did not say where the helicopter landed or release information about who was flying it. 

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