- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 19, 2016

HONOLULU (AP) - The Latest on a Marine helicopter that hit a power line in Hawaii (all times local):

5:35 p.m.

The Marine Corp says a helicopter that hit a power line on Oahu’s North Shore is still where pilots made an emergency landing.

Marine Corps Base Hawaii spokesman Capt. Timothy Irish says Wednesday the landing happened just over a mile south of Sunset Beach onto private property. Irish says the helicopter will stay there until after an initial damage assessment is complete.

Irish says Honolulu police are keeping the helicopter secure.

He says four crew members were on board Tuesday when the helicopter hit the power line and that no one was hurt.

The cause of the incident is being investigated.

The UH-1Y helicopter has the capacity to carry 12 Marines, including a pilot, co-pilot, crew chief, gunner and eight combat-equipped troops.

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7:57 a.m.

The Marine Corps says a helicopter hit a power line in Hawaii, forcing it to land on Oahu’s North Shore.

Marine Corps Base Hawaii spokesman Capt. Timothy Irish said Wednesday no one was injured in the incident.

He says the UH-1Y helicopter was on a regularly scheduled flight in a training area when the incident occurred Tuesday night.

He says the helicopter won’t fly back to its base in Kaneohe Bay in order to ensure the safety of the Marines and the community.

The cause of the incident is being investigated.

The UH-1Y helicopter has the capacity to carry 12 Marines, including a pilot, co-pilot, crew chief, gunner and eight combat-equipped troops.

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