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California Army National Guard Helicopter Crashes At Ramona Airport

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Helicopter crash at Ramona Airport on Jan. 10, 2015.

The pilot and co-pilot of a California Army National Guard helicopter suffered minor injuries when the chopper crashed Tuesday evening at the Ramona Airport.

Cal Fire Capt. Kendal Bortisser told UT-San Diego the helicopter crash-landed on its side at about 6 p.m.

The pilot and co-pilot were able to get out of the aircraft on their own and were later taken to the hospital as a precaution, according to City News Service.

An investigation in to what caused the mishap is underway, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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