COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) — The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate a hard landing made by the pilot of a MedStat EMS helicopter in Madison County Thursday night.
Federal officials say the incident happened around 11:15 p.m.
The air ambulance was transporting a patient from Columbus to a Jackson hospital when the pilot experienced a problem and made the landing in a field.
The helicopter, a Eurocopter AS350, sustained substational damage according to federal authorities.
The flight crew and the patient did not suffers injuries because of the landing.
A second MedStat helicopter stationed in Winona was dispatched to take the patient on the Jackson.