Posted at: 09/07/2013 6:59 PM
Updated at: 09/07/2013 10:26 PM
By: Jeffery Gordon, KOB.com
The New Mexico Department of Public Safety has confirmed that a government helicopter from Illinois has crashed just south of Amistad, New Mexico.
There were two people on board and both received minor injuries but were able to walk away from the crash.
The helicopter was completely destroyed.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating.
State Police and Union County Sheriffs responded to the scene.
Stay tuned to KOB Eyewitness News 4 and KOB.com for more information.