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Helicopter crashes in Mahoning

Emergency officials were on the scene of a four-passenger helicopter that landed on its side in the backyard of a residence on Orioles Drive in Mahoning Township.

The Federal Aviation Administration said the Robinson R44 helicopter crashed around 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Three people were on board. It was reported that one person had a shoulder injury and was transported to the hospital.

The FAA, which doesn’t identify people in aircraft incidents, said it will investigate and issue a report.

According to the aircraft number, the 2012 helicopter is owned by EDH Services LLC.

Mahoning Township Police deferred to FAA to release information.

Crews on the scene of a helicopter on its side in Mahoning Township. COPYRIGHT LARRY NEFF/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS