Helicopter crashes in field on outskirts of metro Phoenix
FORT MCDOWELL INDIAN RESERVATION, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a helicopter has crashed on the outskirts of Phoenix and news video showed wreckage and an apparent burned area in a farm field. There was no immediate word of possible injury.
Rural-Metro Fire Department Shawn Gilleland said the crash occurred Tuesday morning on the Fort McDowell Indian Reservation near Fountain Hills.
Gilleland said Rural-Metro initially responded under a mutual aid agreement with its Fort McDowell counterpart but that he had no additional information.
Fort McDowell officials did not immediately respond to a request for information.