No injuries after Guard chopper crash lands on mountain

A Nevada Army National Guard Black Hawk helicopter struck a tree on a high-altitude training mission this morning and crash landed near the Hobart Reservoir. None of the four soldiers on board the aircraft were injured, according to Army Guard spokesman Sgt. First Class Erick Studenicka.

Studenicka said the accident happened about 10 a.m. at an elevation of 7,700 feet in the Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park.

An Army investigation team is trying to determine how to remove the aircraft from the rugged terrain, either by land or air, and transport it to Reno for repair.

The scene will be secure through the night.


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