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Military helicopter makes emergency landing in field

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Posted at 2:57 PM, Aug 30, 2012
and last updated 2012-08-30 19:50:45-04

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) - A military helicopter had to make an emergency landing Thursday afternoon in a Hanover County cornfield, according to Hanover Sheriff's Office Sgt. Chris Whitley.

Whitley said he believed the helicopter suffered some sort of mechanical failure.

He said Hanover Fire and EMS received the call around 12:25 p.m. No injuries were reported. The military is investigating the failure, Whitley said.

CBS 6 reporter Jon Burkett was on the scene and filed this report.