Aerocare Helicopter Makes Hard Landing in Big Lake, Texas, Nurse Injured

New information has been released in the Aerocare helicopter landing that happened in Big Lake.

We’ve learned a nurse on board the helicopter was injured.

DPS officials say just before noon Saturday, the medical aircraft carrying a pilot and two nurses was taking a patient from Fort Stockton to San Angelo.

On the way, the helicopter had mechanical problems, forcing the pilot to make a hard landing at the Big Lake Regional Airport.

The impact injured one of the nurses.

She was taken by air to Midland Memorial Hospital and is said to be in stable condition.

The pilot, the other nurse and the patient were all ok but the patient was still taken to Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo.

Officials were out for several hours investigating and cleaning up the debris.

The wreckage has been stored into hangar at the airport until the Federal Aviation Administration arrives to complete the investigation.

We’re told Federal Aviation Administration officials could come as early as Sunday.

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