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LA sheriff's helicopter makes emergency landing in Lakewood

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department helicopter made an emergency landing in a residential neighborhood in Lakewood on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. (Courtesy of Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)
October 21, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department helicopter made an emergency landing in a residential neighborhood in Lakewood on Sunday night.

The helicopter made the landing on East Del Amo Boulevard between Paramount Boulevard and Cherry Avenue around 9 p.m. Officials said the crew heard a loud noise and decided to land immediately as a precaution.

After landing, the crew found a bird had hit the cabin above the pilot canopy. After assessing the damage, the crew was able to fly the aircraft back to a sheriff's bureau.

No one was injured and there was no property damage caused by the landing.


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