ANSBACH, Germany (Sept. 12, 2013) -- A UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter made an emergency landing today near Gunzenhausen, Germany. The Gunzenhausen authorities were informed of the incident.

The helicopter was on a routine test flight following scheduled maintenance when the pilots identified an engine malfunction, forcing them to land as quickly as possible.

The helicopter landed safely in a field north of the city, and no damage to either aircraft or property was reported. A maintenance team was sent from Katterbach Airfield to assess and recover the aircraft as soon as possible. The cause of the malfunction is currently under investigation.

Page last updated Fri September 13th, 2013 at 09:21