posted on August 31, 2012 14:33
A State Police helicopter crash landed in the Southern Tier. State police said a trooper was forced to land the Bell 430 chopper near Bath in Steuben County off of Interstate 86.
The unidentified trooper was returning from a missing person search at about 11 a.m. Friday morning when a mechanical emergency caused him to make an abrupt landing.
The man was transported to StrongMemorialHospital with non-life threatening injuries.The cause of the incident is under investigation.