SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A Coast Guard helicopter that was conducting hovering training at San Francisco International Airport crash landed Monday.
An airport spokesman says the helicopter made a “hard landing” at the Coast Guard base at the airport around 3:00 p.m. The crash sheared off the helicopter’s rotor blades as it ended up tipping onto its side.READ MORE: Suspect Arrested On DUI Charges In Fatal Fairfield Hit-And-Run
All crewmembers walked away from the landing, spokesman Doug Yakel said, adding he received reports that one suffered a minor injury and was receiving medical care.READ MORE: Outrage Grows Over Racist Social Media Attack Targeting KPIX 5 Reporter Betty Yu
The base is on the the opposite side of the airport away from the terminal and passengers.
The incident was not affecting commercial operations at the airport.MORE NEWS: Despite Fines, Pleasant Hill In-N-Out Remains Defiant Over Customer Vaccine Verifications
Raw Video: Scene of Coast Guard Crash At SFO