Rescue helicopter makes emergency landing

A rescue helicopter,with five people on board, made an emergency landing at the Port Pirie Airport after experiencing mechanical problems on Friday afternoon.

The helicopter initially took off from Port Pirie and is believed to have been airlifting a man injured in a car accident, on Augusta Highway.

The helicopter landed safely at the local airport, with no injuries to the five people on board.

Police, ambulance and fire crews were at the scene of a rescue helicopter's emergency landing at Port Pirie Airport.

Police, ambulance and fire crews were at the scene of a rescue helicopter's emergency landing at Port Pirie Airport.