HPD helicopter makes an emergency landing

The chopper was experiencing mechanical failure

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HOUSTON - A Houston Police Department helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing in southwest Houston at an elementary school on Saturday night.

Police said the helicopter started experiencing mechanical failure at around 10:15 p.m.

The pilot managed the land safely in the parking lot of Mahanay Elementary School on Synott.

No one was hurt in the landing.

The disabled chopper was loaded onto a trailer and hauled back to the Houston Police Department.

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