Emergency chopper landing in Buchan

A private helicopter made a safe emergency landing near Fetterangus earlier today (Monday).

Air Traffic Control in Aberdeen advised that a private helicopter had made an emergency landing in a field near the village at 3.23pm.

Police attended and were able to confirm that the helicopter, a Bell Jet Ranger, engaged in private business, had landed safely following activation of a warning light.

The male pilot, aged 59 and his single male passenger, aged 51, were uninjured.

The Air Accident Investigation Bureau have been advised.

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