Precautionary landing in parking lot on night mission after warning light illuminated
San Antonio Police aircraft declared emergency landing during night patrol.
Crashed in a meadow, caught fire and burnt out. Sole occupant pilot, Dirk Wiersma (aged 65) was unharmed
Helicopter was responding to a call on the North Side when it suddenly lost power, landed and came skidding to a halt just south of the Bitters Road exit ramp on Highway 281