Helicopter makes emergency landing near South Brunswick school

South Brunswick police say two people were seriously hurt after a helicopter made an emergency landing in a field near a school.The Federal Aviation Administration

SOUTH BRUNSWICK - South Brunswick police say two people were seriously hurt after a helicopter made an emergency landing in a field near a school.

The Federal Aviation Administration says the Robinson R22 helicopter made an emergency landing near the Indian Fields Elementary School on Ridge Road and Route 130.

Authorities say a 27-year-old man and a 44-year-old woman were aboard the helicopter when it came down. They say the two survived the crash and were out of the helicopter when emergency crews arrived on the scene.

Both were taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. The 27-year-old was taken by ambulance and the 44-year-old was airlifted.

Investigators believe the helicopter flight originated from Princeton.

AP wire services contributed to this report.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

On The Road: Point Pleasant Beach preview 1 On The Road: Point Pleasant Beach preview
News 12 New Jersey was on Lloyd Road 2 Powerful storm leaves behind damage across NJ
New Jersey lawmakers held a hearing on immigration. 3 Anxieties ratchet up after Trump immigration crackdown
Fire crews battled a large brush fire in 4 Crews battle brush fire in Keyport
Collection agencies working for the IRS may call 5 Consumer Alert: IRS collections

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE