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LAPD helicopter makes hard landing

August 13, 2009 6:01:17 AM PDT
A Los Angeles police helicopter is down after making a hard landing in Lancaster Thursday.The LAPD says the three officers on board had been hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

The officers were practicing auto rotations when it went down at Fox Airfield near W. 50th Street and Avenue G.

Fire officials say the chopper's underside was damaged.

The crash is under investigation.

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