Army helicopter lands in field near Nacton after developing fault

An army helicopter has landed in a field in Nacton after developing a fault

An army helicopter has landed in a field in Nacton after developing a fault - Credit: John Norris

An army helicopter has landed in a Suffolk field after developing a fault. 

Emergency services were called to the incident at around 11.50am today following reports of the helicopter landing in a field near Nacton. 

It is not yet sure what caused the fault in the aircraft

It is not yet clear what was wrong with the helicopter - Credit: John Norris

It is understood that the emergency landing was a precautionary measure and it is not yet clear what was wrong with the aircraft. 

Police and fire crews were in attendance and no injuries have been reported. 


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