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Helicopter crash lands near Christchurch

Emergency services rushed to the scene where a helicopter crash landed on the outskirts of Christchurch this morning.

The pilot was checked by ambulance staff but walked away without injuries.

Witnesses told ONE News it appeared the pilot was trying to land the aircraft on private property when he got caught in a tail spin.

The Civil Aviation Authority say the incident is a landing accident and that the helicopter rolled over on impact.

The authority is further investigating the incident.

Police say because there was no serious injury it’s not investigating the incident further.

Emergency services rushed to the scene where a helicopter crash landed this morning. Source: 1 NEWS