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No one injured in Tampa helicopter crash

TAMPA — A student pilot and an instructor were unharmed when the helicopter they were landing tipped over Wednesday evening at Peter O. Knight Airport.

An investigation of the incident has been turned over to the National Transportation Safety Board, said Lt. Jack Diaz, a spokesman for Tampa police.

Fire crews and paramedics arrived at 6:07 p.m. to find the helicopter on its side at the Davis Islands airport and there was no fire, according to Tampa Fire Rescue.

Authorities did not release the names of the pilot or instructor.

No one injured in Tampa helicopter crash 01/02/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 2, 2013 9:26pm]
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