Coast Guard helicopter crashes at San Francisco airport

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US Coast Guard helicopter crashed at SFO.

SAN FRANCISCO – A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crashed at San Francisco International Airport Monday afternoon.

Airport spokesman Doug Yakel said the helicopter made “a hard landing” while landing at a U.S. Coast Guard base around 3 p.m. The helicopter ended up on its said.

The entire crew walked away uninjured, Yakel said.  The cause of the crash was not immediately available.

The base is on the far end of the airport, away from passengers and terminals.

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