Lucky escape after helicopter makes emergency landing

Jordan Eggington – Wednesday 24th June 2020 – 2:15pm.

Two patients have been assessed, after a helicopter had to make an emergency landing in Warwickshire this lunchtime.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at 12:19pm to reports of a helicopter on fire after making an emergency landing outside the Masons Arms in Long Marston. One ambulance, a senior paramedic officer and four paramedic officers attended the scene.

A spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance said: “On arrival, crews discovered the helicopter well ablaze.  There were two patients at the scene, who had managed to get out of the helicopter safely.

“Thankfully, they were uninjured in the incident and able to be discharged at the scene.”

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