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The helicopter crashes in Kent as emergency services rush to the scene


Helicopter crashes in the Kent field – as pilot and three passengers escape WITHOUT serious injuries

  • Terrifying pictures show the Robinson R44 Raven II on its side near the A299
  • Aircraft reportedly lost radio contact and the pilot made an emergency landing
  • The Kent Fire Department said it was "under control" and the police said no one had been seriously injured
  • Did YOU see what happened? Email to james.gant@mailonline.co.uk

A helicopter crashed into a field in Kent when the pilot and three passengers escaped without serious injury.

Terrifying pictures show the Robinson R44 Raven II on its side near the A299 near Herne Bay shortly after 10 a.m.

The aircraft reportedly lost radio contact and witnesses watched the pilot make an emergency landing.

Kent's fire and rescue service described the scene as "under control" and the police confirmed that no one was seriously injured.

Terrifying pictures show the Robinson R44 Raven II on its side near the A299 near Herne Bay

Kent's fire and rescue service described the scene as "under control" and the police confirmed that no one was seriously injured

Kent's fire and rescue service described the scene as "under control" and the police confirmed that no one was seriously injured

A fire department spokesman said, “Thank you to everyone who called this, but the scene is now under control and is being handled by the emergency services.

“Fortunately, there were no fires or people, so the crews could make the scene safe, while paramedics looked after the pilot and passengers.

"The scene has now been handed over to the Kent police to connect with flight accident investigators."

The Kent police added: “The Kent police were contacted on Sunday, July 26th at 10:05 am and were informed that a helicopter had made an emergency landing in a field near Heart in Hand Road in Herne Bay .

& # 39; Officers visit the scene with partner agencies. No serious injuries have been reported. The Aircraft Accident Investigation Department was informed. & # 39;

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