Blackhawk military helicopter lands on Miller Place sod farm

National Guard chopper makes emergency landing

No one was injured in the National Guard chopper's emergency landing, officials say. (February 6, 2013 6:43 PM)

A Blackhawk military helicopter made a precautionary landing on a sod farm in Miller Place today. Military officials say a crew from the Army Aviation Support Facility at MacArthur Airport was on a post-maintenance test flight this afternoon. An access hatch at the front of the chopper came loose and struck the windshield, cracking it. The pilot and co-pilot landed the helicopter on an empty field...

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