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New Mexico-bound helicopter from Chino crashes; no one injured

Sunday, June 10, 2012
A crashed helicopter is shown in this photo near Las Cruces, New Mexico on Saturday, June 9, 2012.

A crashed helicopter is shown in this photo near Las Cruces, New Mexico on Saturday, June 9, 2012. (KABC Photo)

A helicopter that left Chino crashed during a flight to Roswell, New Mexico, but no one was injured.

The helicopter went down near the Dona Ana County at Santa Teresa Airport near Las Cruces, New Mexico on Saturday.

A Union Pacific train crew witnessed the crash. Three people were on board, but they weren't injured.

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating. Officials say strong winds could be to blame.

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