The incident occurred within the early morning hours Wednesday.

ByAlex Stone

Wednesday, March 15, 2023 9:21PM

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Authorities are searching for a suspect who crashed a helicopter after attempting to steal it from Sacramento Govt Airport in California early Wednesday.

Nobody was injured within the crash and nobody is in custody, Sacramento police mentioned.

NOTE: The video within the media participant is from a earlier report.

The tried theft of the chopper befell round 5 a.m. native time, in keeping with officers. Sacramento police advised ABC Information officers responded to experiences of a number of helicopters being damaged into, together with one which appeared to have been operated leading to a crash.

The stolen helicopter was a Bell 429, in keeping with the Federal Aviation Administration.

The FAA mentioned it was unclear how many individuals had been on board or their situations.

The incident is beneath investigation.

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