No Injuries in Schaumburg Helicopter Crash
Illinois State Police Investigate
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - MARCH 22: The helicopter at dusk during the Red Bull Air Race preview on March 22, 2010 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images for Red Bull)
A privately-owned helicopter with two individuals aboard crashed Monday at the Schaumburg Airport. No injuries have been reported, according to police.
The helicopter was only a few feet in the air when the tail rotor hit the ground on a taxiway, according to the Daily Herald. Schaumburg police and fire crews were called to 905 W. Irving Park Road at 5:44 PM where they found no fire or fuel leaks.
The accident is under investigation by the Illinois State Police. The Federal Aviation Administration has been notified, police said.
Published at 11:12 AM CDT on Sep 21, 2010