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Medical chopper makes emergency landing

Thursday, May 20, 2010
Pennstar Medical Helicopter makes emergency landing

A medical chopper had to make an emergency landing in a park in the Lawncrest section of Philadelphia.

The University of Pennsylvania medivac helicopter "PennSTAR" was in the air around 10:30 a.m. Thursday when an emergency light came on.

The crew set the helicopter down in a park near the intersection of Summerdale and Godfrey avenues.

A pilot and another person were on board, but there were no patients.

No one was hurt.

The helicopter is being examined for any problems.

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