Police and ambulance called to helicopter crash near Sheffield

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Police and ambulance services were called after a helicopter crashed on the outskirts of Sheffield today.

Four people were inside the privately piloted copter when it crashed near Woodhead Pass, at the Boar shoot.

The helicopter is thought to have lost power in the air, leading to the crash.

Derbyshire Police said it was a low-height crash, with only one minor injury.

No-one is thought to have been seriously injured in the incident.

Passer-by Phil Fairburn said: “privately piloted, four on board, about 11am ish, police and ambulance attended, all okay.

“I spoke to one of the guys, it was a power failure.”

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