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National Guard helicopter crashes in Utah, no injuries reported

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Posted at 10:56 AM, Feb 22, 2022

LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah — A Utah National Guard Black Hawk helicopter crashed following an incident with another helicopter in Little Cottonwood Canyon early Tuesday.

The National Guard said the UH-60 Black Hawks were involved in a training accident near Mineral Basin at around 9:30 a.m. local time.

Although both helicopters were damaged, no crew members were injured in the accident.

A photo from the area showed one helicopter after it had come down in the middle of what appears to be a ski run. The other helicopter can be seen in the background.

Multiple areas of the nearby Snowbird ski resort have been closed, including the aerial tram, Little Cloud and Mineral Basin.

It's not known how many people were on the helicopters at the time of the crash.

This story was originally published by Jeff Tavss on Scripps station KSTU in Salt Lake City.