Military helicopter makes emergency landing

CANTON, OH (WOIO) - A military helicopter made an emergency landing in Stark County Friday morning.

According to the Canton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a military helicopter experienced smoke in the cockpit around 11 a.m. and made an emergency landing in an open field on Airbag Road Near sr 93.

The pilot of the helicopter had been in contact with the akron canton control tower before the incident.

There were 8 people on board, no injuries reported.

Crews were able to make repairs and re-launch safely.

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