Helicopter crashes at Ponca City Airport

Ponca City Now - January 11, 2019 1:49 pm

UPDATE 2:04 p.m.: Captain Randy Tyner  reports the Oklahoma Highway Patrol will investigate the crash instead of the Federal Aviation Administration.


A helicopter crashed Friday morning at the Ponca City  Regional Airport. The pilot and co-pilot on the copter were checked by paramedics and reported no injuries.

The Communications Center received a call at 11:46 a.m. reporting the helicopter crashed on the south end of the runway.

Personnel from the Ponca City Police Department, Ponca City Fire Department and the Kay County Sheriff’s Office responded, as did Ponca City EMS.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to the scene and has requested  the Federal Aviation Adminnistration to investigate.

At this time, no information is available about the ownership of the helicopter, although it appearas to be a medical helicopter.

Photos by Capt. Randy Tyner,  Ponca City Police Department

 

 

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