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Helicopter has rough landing at Ski Apache

RUIDOSO, N.M. (KRQE) - Video out of Ruidoso is getting a lot of attention online. 

It shows a scary incident involving a helicopter at Ski Apache

Witness video shows a medical helicopter trying to land at the base of the mountain.

Onlookers say the crew was coming in to medevac a patient to a nearby hospital, possibly the victim of a bad mountain bike crash.

The video shows the helicopter take a hard initial landing, then bounce across the ground and down a slope, before landing.

KRQE News 13 called Ski Apache Sunday for more information, but the office was closed. 

It's still unclear which medical helicopter company it's from. 


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