No serious injuries in helicopter crash at City of Derry Airport

There's been a helicopter crash at City of Derry Airport this afternoon.

What staff and officials are referring to as a "minor incident" happened during a refresher training session at ten to five this afternoon. Its understood that the Robinson 22 helicopter got into difficulty whilst hovering over a grass training area. The incident has been reported to the Air Accident Investigation branch of the Civil Aviation Authority.

The experienced pilot, the only person on board the aircraft, received minor injuries and was treated at the scene.