LA Sheriff’s Helicopter Damaged During Training

MORENO VALLEY (AP) — A Los Angeles County sheriff’s helicopter has been damaged during a training flight.

The pilot and co-pilot of the A-Star 350 helicopter weren’t hurt.

Sheriff’s Capt. Mike Parker says in a news release that the helicopter was damaged at about 4:29 p.m. Wednesday during a training sequence simulating hydraulic failure. The flight training was taking place at the March Air Reserve Base in the Moreno Valley area of Riverside County.

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