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Helicopter down near Avalon

Phil Banker[email protected]

No injuries were reported after a prototype helicopter made an emergency landing in a cotton field near Avalon on Tuesday morning.

Deputies with the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday after receiving reports of a helicopter going down near Avalon.

Lynn Lunsford with the Federal Aviation Administration office in Fort Worth said Bell Helicopter Textron owned the aircraft.

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