Nathan Gogo here with the weekend outlook: A nice Saturday evening ahead with mid 50's and clear skies. Bright, blue skies and breezy winds out of the south once again for Sunday as temperatures rise to the mid 80's.
KOPPERL (September 19, 2012)—A small private helicopter crashed early Wednesday morning in a field off County Road 1185 outside of Kopperl, but there were no reports of injuries.
The two-seat Hiller UH-12B was being used to survey cattle and fences in the rural area when its engine failed and it made what one source described as a hard landing.
The tail rotor snapped off and the main rotor was damaged.
Officials in neighboring Johnson County received a 911 call shortly after 10 a.m. Wednesday about the crash.
Deputies responded and spotted the helicopter aircraft across the Brazos River in Bosque County.
Video shot by WFAA-TV in Dallas show the two-seat helicopter in a field surrounded by law enforcement personnel.
The Federal Aviation Administration had no immediate details on the accident.