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Government helicopter crashes in Amistad, New Mexico

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A government helicopter from Illinois crashed just south of Amistad, New Mexico around 4:30 Saturday afternoon.

Officials with the New Mexico Department of Public Safety say it happened near SR 402 a few miles south of Amistad.

There were two people on board, but both only received minor injuries and walked away from the crash.

The identities of those on board haven't been released. The FAA has been notified of the crash.