Published: July 15, 2008
Navy helicopter makes surprise landing after developing a fault

A military helicopter made an unplanned landing in a field near Burnham-On-Sea on Tuesday afternoon (July 15th) after developing a technical problem.

The Royal Navy helicopter came down at 2pm in a field besides Langlands Lane in West Huntspill - as pictured here.

"It had a crew of three onboard and landed due to a malfunction," local resident Colin Hall told

"All the crew were unharmed and a local resident was visited by one of the crew members and asked to contact the Naval authorities."


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