Damaged CBP helicopter lands safely in South Texas
ROMA, Texas (AP) - A Customs and Border Protection helicopter with apparent main rotor blade damage has made a safe landing in South Texas.
Customs officials say nobody was injured in the emergency landing Tuesday afternoon in a vacant lot in the border town of Roma.
Authorities are investigating how the helicopter was damaged while on patrol and assisting agents on the ground.
Messages left with a CBP official and the Federal Aviation Administration weren't immediately returned Wednesday.