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