Man injured in emergency helicopter landing

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - A helicopter operator is injured after he had to make an emergency landing near a local ranch.

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According to the Webb County Fire Department, the incident happened on Monday 13 miles out of the city limits on Jennings Road by Los Aguilares.

The fire department says a man in his 50’s was having problems with his helicopter and had to perform an emergency landing.

The man broke his leg and received several bruises as he was coming down.

He was taken to the hospital for further evaluation.