Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office helicopter malfunctions with 3 deputies inside

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Two Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies and one St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s deputy were inside of an LPSO helicopter Monday when the craft malfunctioned and rolled over.

The deputies are now at a local hospital, where they will be examined for minor to moderate injuries, according to Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard.

They were preparing to travel to Greensburg to assist with a joint case between the two sheriff’s offices when the helicopter rolled upon takeoff, Ard revealed in a Facebook post.

LPSO is working with the FAA to determine what caused the malfunction.


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