- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 24, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a small helicopter made a hard landing on a downtown street in a Florida city, snapping its tail off.

The Fort Lauderdale Fire Department posted on Twitter that the two-person aircraft broke its tail off when it slammed down Wednesday afternoon in the city.

No injuries were reported to the two people on board or anyone on the ground. Police blocked off the street to traffic.

It wasn’t immediately known where the helicopter was going or what forced it to land so abruptly.

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