Damaged CBP helicopter lands safely in South Texas


Customs officials say nobody was injured in the emergency landing Tuesday afternoon in a vacant lot in the border town of Roma.

Authorities are investigating how the helicopter was damaged while on patrol and assisting agents on the ground.

Messages left with a CBP official and the Federal Aviation Administration weren't immediately returned Wednesday.

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