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Military Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Miller Place

The helicopter landed in a sod farm, police say.

A military helicopter made an emergency landing in a Miller Place sod farm on Wednesday, according to Suffolk Police and the FAA.

Suffolk County Police received a call around 2 p.m. about a possible military helicopter landing in the DeLea Sod Farm on Route 25A in Miller Place.

The FAA confirmed that it is a National Guard UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter, and said it may have been struck by a bird. However information about its takeoff location or destination was not available.

News 12 also reported that the helicopter had to make an emergency landing in the field, and published a photo of the aircraft on its Twitter page.

No injuries were reported.

Stay tuned for updates on this evolving story.

WOODY11780 February 09, 2013 at 12:31 PM
CRACKED WINDSHIELD GROUNDED THIS COPTER.....I REMEMBER AS A U.S.M.C. CH-46 CREWCHIEF, WE FLEW WITH ALL KINDS OF DAMAGE, INCLUDING BULLET HOLES, LEAKING HYDRAULICS, BROKEN NAVIGATION INSTRUMENTS, ETC....IT WAS PART OF THE DAILY FLIGHT ROUTINE.....THIS SITUATION WAS RIDICULOUS
Anyone See Hide Nor Hair of a Plow? February 10, 2013 at 02:29 PM
That's Helicopters 1, Snow Plows Zero
Anyone See Hide Nor Hair of a Plow? February 10, 2013 at 02:32 PM
Do the snow plows in Buffalo have bigger wheels or something?

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