Helicopter lands in Arlington high school field

WASHINGTON – A military helicopter experiencing mechanical problems landed in Arlington.

The aircraft landed on the football field of Yorktown High School Friday night.

Maintenance crews arrived, via a second helicopter, to repair the disabled helicopter. The nature of the mechanical problem is not yet known.

Abigail Constantino

Abigail Constantino started her journalism career writing for a local newspaper in Fairfax County, Virginia. She has a master’s degree in interactive journalism from American University and a master’s degree in English Literature from The George Washington University.

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