Helicopter crashes in NW Harris County

February 6, 2009 2:23:35 PM PST
Two people got banged up when they had to make an emergency landing in their helicopter just before lunch time Friday. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

The Federal Aviation Association told us the small helicopter had just lifted off from Hooks Airport in northwest Harris County when it experienced a mechanical problem. The pilot then landed the helicopter in a field.

The two people in the helicopter had minor injuries and went to a hospital in Tomball. A firefighter told us the helicopter is totaled.

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