Pilot managed to steer a civilian helicopter away from the crowded areas and crash landed a helicopter in a parking lot in China.
A Bell 429 owned by Reignwood Star Aviation crashed in Naidong village near the Jingcheng motorway in Beijing at 11.am on Monday 30 July 2018.
The helicopter lost control in mid-air and spun around a number of times before plummeting nose-first to the ground on an empty parking lot.
A female pilot and three male occupants sustained minor injuries. No one on the ground injured.
A helicopter suddenly dropped in Beijing near Naizi County, Chaoyang District, around 11 am today. No injuries from the crash reported; the accident is still under investigation. pic.twitter.com/j3sw5mErMo
— People's Daily,China (@PDChina) July 30, 2018