CHESTER, Va. -- A Virginia National Guard helicopter made an emergency landing in Chester Thursday afternoon after an equipment issue, according to Virginia State Police.
The emergency landing occurred around 4:49 p.m. in a field near West Hundred and Old Stage Roads, according to police.
There were no injuries.
“We’re treating it just like a disabled vehicle,” according to State Police spokesperson Kelli Hill.
A maintenance crew arrived on a second helicopter and is trying to determine what repairs to make, according to a National Guard spokesperson.
Officials say their goal is to fix the helicopter on site and have them take off from there.
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