2 officers hurt in Vegas police helicopter crash
LAS VEGAS (AP) _ Two police officers are hospitalized after a Las Vegas police helicopter crashed on a residential street northeast of downtown.
Police Officer Laura Meltzer says the crash happened just before 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. The two officers were taken to University Medical Center.
The Federal Aviation Administration reports that the injuries aren’t believed to be life-threatening.
Police say there are no reports that anyone on the ground was hurt.
The FAA says the helicopter was a Hughes 530. It’s one of five helicopters operated by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
Neighbors posted photos of the aircraft tilted on its side in the street.