Military helicopter crashes in rural San Diego County

 A military helicopter crashed Tuesday night in the rural area of northeast San Diego, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

The two military personnel aboard were able to crawl out when the helicopter landed on its side at the end of the runway of the Ramona civilian airport, the agency said. Their injuries were listed as minor.

There was no fire. The cause of the crash is under investigation by crash specialists from Fort Rucker, Ala.



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