Helicopter crash at Flying Cloud Airport, no serious injuries

A helicopter crashed while practicing landings at Flying Cloud Airport. Photo credit: Eden Prairie Police

No serious injuries were reported after a small helicopter crashed while practicing landings Monday afternoon at Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

According to Eden Prairie Police, the crash happened at 3:23 p.m. The two people inside the helicopter escaped with minor injuries.

According to the Metropolitan Airport Commission, the occupants of the helicopter were practicing landings in a grassy area at Flying Cloud. One of the landings went badly, and the helicopter flipped onto its side and broke a rotor.