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Air-Evac suffers hard landing, no injuries to rescue workers

LAKE CITY, AR (KAIT) – The Air-Evac rescue team in Lake Citywalked away unharmed after a hard landing late Wednesday night.

According to Air-Evac, the rescue helicopter was on finalapproach to their base when they suffered an engine malfunction.

The pilot was able to set the helicopter down close to theheli-pad in what they called a hard landing.

No one was injured in the landing, but the helicopter didreceive minor damage.

The crew does have a spare helicopter on scene, so noservices will be disrupted.

Air-Evac says the incident is being looked into, and thedamaged helicopter will be sent off for repairs.

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