Upper Edgebold helicopter crash pilot escapes uninjured

A helicopter pilot was able to walk away unharmed after he was forced to make a crash landing in Shropshire.

The Jet Ranger helicopter came down in a field close to a farm in Upper Edgebold, Shrewsbury, at 17.15 BST on Friday.

The pilot was assessed by ambulance crews but did not need hospital treatment.

Firefighters were also called and disconnected the battery. A service spokesman confirmed police were investigating the crash.

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