Chopper, carrying 5, makes hard landing in Indiantown - Fox29 WFLX TV, West Palm Beach, FL-news & weather

Chopper, carrying 5, makes hard landing in Indiantown

INDIANTOWN, FL (WFLX) -  A helicopter was forced to make a hard landing in Indiantown this morning, tipping over on its side, according to Martin County Sheriff's Office Captain John Wardle.

According to Wardle, the pilot hit a buzzard while in flight 10:45 a.m. Monday, causing the helicopter to vibrate.

The pilot was forced to make the landing off of Kanner Highway at Sunlight Ranches. 

Five people were onboard. No one was injured, according to Wardle.

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