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LifeFlight helicopter makes emergency landing in field


November 17, 2019

PENOBSCOT, Maine (AP) — Officials say a LifeFlight helicopter had to make an emergency landing in a field.

LifeFlight officials say the helicopter touched down safely Saturday evening with three crew members and a patient in the town of Penobscot.

An ambulance from Blue Hill brought the patient to a hospital in Bangor. The LifeFlight medical team accompanied the patient.

A statement from Lifeflight said there was a mechanical issue with the main rotor blade while the helicopter was en route to Bangor.

The pilot used night vision goggles to find a suitable landing spot in Penobscot, where...

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