No Injuries as Helicopter Strikes Hangar in Winner

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WINNER, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota Army National Guard helicopter has been damaged after striking an airport hangar in Winner.
KBFS radio reports that the UH-60 Black Hawk’s main rotor system struck an airport hangar while taxiing about 4:20 p.m. Sunday.
The aircraft sustained damage to its rotor and fuselage but there were no injuries.
A four-man crew and one passenger were aboard the aircraft at the time. The crew was returning to Rapid City from Brookings after a routine training mission and had stopped in Winner to refuel.
The helicopter and its crew are based out of the Army Aviation Support Facility in Rapid City.
The Winner Police Department and local emergency management personnel responded to the scene. The incident is under investigation.


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