Helicopter makes emergency landing north of Gunzenhausen
September 12, 2013
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.