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Pilot Escapes Serious Injury In Copter Crash At Local Airport

(Photo by Jacob Garcia)

(Photo by Jacob Garcia)

TEMPLE (January 2, 2014) A pilot escaped serious injury late Thursday afternoon when a civilian helicopter crashed at Draughon-Miller Central Texas Regional Airport in Temple.

The helicopter ended up on its side near a building on the airport grounds.

Further information about the crash and how it occurred wasn’t immediately available.

Firefighters and paramedics were sent to the airport just before 5 p.m. Thursday in response to the crash.

The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate.

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