Virginia Airport north of Durban was shut down on Tuesday morning after a police helicopter crash-landed on the runway. The pilot and co-pilot walked away unscathed

Garrith Jamieson from Rescue Care said the crash happened just after 11.30am.

“The helicopter had crashed on the runway,” he said, adding that paramedics had assessed both the pilot and assistant pilot who were found to have not sustained any injuries.

According to police, the crash happened during a training exercise.

Authorities were on the scene to investigate.

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