San Diego

Helicopter Tips Over Trying to Land at Gillespie Field

gillespie field chopper crash

A helicopter powering down at an El Cajon airfield missed its platform and tipped over Tuesday.

Two people were inside the helicopter when it tipped but they did not suffer serious injuries, authorities confirmed.

The helicopter crashed at around 2 p.m. at Gillespie Field in El Cajon. The Santee Fire Department responded.

The helicopter is used for news gathering for television stations in the San Diego market, including NBC 7.

No other information was available.

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