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Helicopter makes precautionary controlled landing near Killingworth, Madison town line

KILLINGWORTH  – A helicopter made an “precautionary controlled landing” Thursday, according to State Police. State police said Troop F receive...
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KILLINGWORTH  – A helicopter made an “precautionary controlled landing” Thursday, according to State Police.

State police said Troop F received a call from Sikorsky of an emergency controlled landing of a helicopter, and there was no damage or injuries.

The landing happened near the intersection of Route 79 and Route 148 on the killingworth/Madison line.

Callie D. Ferrari, Sr. Manager, Communications for Sikorsky said in a statement:

“We can confirm that one of our aircraft made a precautionary landing in a field today in Madison, CT. There were no injuries to the occupants and no damage to the aircraft. After routine troubleshooting and maintenance checks, the aircraft flew back to Sikorsky’s Stratford plant safely.”