Two suffer minor injuries in Clearwater helicopter crash

The incident took place at Clearwater Airpark. Officials released few details about what happened.
A helicopter crash was reported Tuesday at Clearwater Airpark. Two people suffered minor injuries, according to Clearwater Fire & Rescue. [City of Clearwater]
A helicopter crash was reported Tuesday at Clearwater Airpark. Two people suffered minor injuries, according to Clearwater Fire & Rescue. [City of Clearwater]
Published February 19

CLEARWATER — A helicopter crash on Tuesday left two people with minor injuries, according to Clearwater Fire & Rescue.

The helicopter was performing maneuvers close to the ground right before the crash took place, officials said. The crash took place at Clearwater Airpark at 1000 N Hercules Ave. but officials did not say at what time the crash took place.

Two people were onboard the helicopter at the time. Both suffered minor injuries, officials said, but their names and the purpose of their flight were not disclosed.

No other details were released. The cause of the crash is under investigation but officials did not say by which agencies.

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