Blackhawk military helicopter lands on Miller Place sod farm

Officials say a National Guard helicopter made an emergency landing on a sod farm in Miller Place at 1:55 p.m. today. Authorities say two people

No one was injured in the National Guard chopper's emergency landing, officials say.

No one was injured in the National Guard chopper's emergency landing, officials say. (2/6/13)

MILLER PLACE - 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 off of Miller Place-Yaphank Road. Repairs were made to the chopper and it took off about two hours later to return to MacArthur Airport.

No one was injured.

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