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Helicopter makes "hard landing" at Fort Rucker

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FORT RUCKER, AL (WSFA) -

Officials with Fort Rucker are confirming a "hard landing" by a helicopter during a training exercise. The crew was taken to a local medical facility as a precautionary measure, though no injuries were reported.

The hard landing happened around 10 p.m. Thursday and involved an AH-64 Apache Longbow.

The incident happened in the vicinity of the Molinelli Training Range where the crew was conducting flight training.

Investigators say the incident remains under investigation. The helicopter did sustain damage, though the exact extent was not released.

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