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Helicopter makes successful emergency landing in Clearwater

The helicopter landed on U.S. 19 during rush hour, police say.
A helicopter made an emergency landing in Clearwater around 5:30 p.m. on Friday.
A helicopter made an emergency landing in Clearwater around 5:30 p.m. on Friday. [ Clearwater Police Department ]
Published Jan. 9

CLEARWATER — A helicopter with two onboard made a successful emergency landing during rush hour Friday evening, according to the Clearwater Police Department.

The helicopter experienced mechanical trouble, police said, but was able to land on the 1800 block of U.S. 19, near Crown Acura.

No one on board was injured, police said.

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