No injuries reported in medical helicopter accident

PONCA CITY, Okla. – Authorities in Ponca City are investigating after a medical helicopter had an accident near a local airport.

On Friday afternoon, emergency crews responded to an Air Evac helicopter that was on its side.

Credit: Ponca City News

Officials say the pilot and co-pilot were the only ones on board when the incident occurred.  Fortunately, no one suffered any major injuries.

Witnesses reported hearing a loud pop as the helicopter was about to land.

At this point, officials with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol will investigate the incident.