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Helicopter carrying sheriff's deputies rolls over after mishap during takeoff

3 years 3 months 4 weeks ago Monday, February 22 2021 Feb 22, 2021 February 22, 2021 4:17 PM February 22, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ
File photo via Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office

A sheriff's office helicopter carrying three deputies ended up on its side while trying to take off Monday.

Officials said the Livingston Sheriff helicopter was taking off from a location in St. Helena Parish when a malfunction caused it to roll over. Two Livingston Parish deputies were on board, as well as a deputy from the St. Helena Sheriff's Office. 

The Livingston deputies were assisting with a case in St. Helena Parish at the time, according to a sheriff's office spokesperson.

No one was seriously hurt.

The cause of the malfunction and the extent of the damage to the aircraft is unclear at this time.

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