MIDDLEBURG, Fla. - The Clay County District School Police Department said it’s investigating a military helicopter landing at Middleburg Elementary Tuesday evening.
Police said there were no injuries reported and the helicopter did not crash.
The Clay County Fire Department said the helicopter is in the process of being repaired and will be moved from the school once the repair is finished.
Police said the school was not damaged in the landed and the helicopter will leave shortly.
Police said the helicopter is a military helicopter from Savannah.
Army Helicopter left from Savannah and was circling area before landing. Needed a place to land to ensure safety. @ActionNewsJax— Russell Colburn (@RussellANjax) January 15, 2020
We’re being asked to stay across the street, but you can make out the military helicopter authorities say made an emergency landing at Middleburg Elem tonight. Apparently had a mechanical issue. @ActionNewsJax pic.twitter.com/OzgWzCoGBT— Russell Colburn (@RussellANjax) January 15, 2020
⚠️ News Alert ⚠️— Clay County Sheriff's Office, FL (@ccsofl) January 15, 2020
A military helicopter made an emergency landing at Middleburg Elementary. The helicopter experienced a mechanical issue and landed safely. There is no threat to the public. If additional information becomes available, this post will be updated.#CCSOFL pic.twitter.com/7nj4YsNAQz