Little Rock police on scene of LRPD helicopter crash
Little Rock police have responded to a police helicopter crash at 11400 Ironton Rd., just south of Little Rock off I-530.
Author: THV11 Digital
Published: 11:33 AM CDT August 16, 2018
Updated: 1:49 PM CDT August 16, 2018
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Little Rock police have responded to a police helicopter crash at 11400 Ironton Rd., just south of Little Rock off I-530, on Aug. 16.
The Little Rock Police Department said that the helicopter was being tested after routine maintenance when a straight-line wind caused the crash.
One of the two people in the cockpit was seriously injured and taken to a hospital. The man is a retired officer and one of the longest-tenured pilots for the Little Rock Police Department.
Little Rock Police Department currently on the scene of a helicopter crash. The helicopter belongs to LRPPD and there are injuries. Location of incident is 11400 Ironton Rd. PIO is on scene.— Little Rock Police (@LRpolice) August 16, 2018