Helicopter Crashes in Westchester Backyard

There were no injuries in the Yorktown crash

Friday, Oct 12, 2012  |  Updated 10:41 PM EDT
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Helicopter Crashes in Westchester Backyard

Ryan Wiley

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Police say a helicopter has crashed in the backyard of a home in Westchester, but no one was injured.

Police in the town of Yorktown say the chopper crashed Friday evening at about 6 p.m. According to the FAA, a Sikorsky S55D made a hard landing on field near Yorktown, flipping on its side. 

Officials blamed a malfunctioning fuel pump.

Two people were on board the helicopter at the time of the crash. They were not hurt. 

Investigation is ongoing.

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