A camera fell off a police helicopter on patrol in Ohio, striking at least three vehicles in a business parking lot.
No one on the ground was hurt when the infrared camera valued at roughly $100,000 came crashing down around noon Wednesday in Columbus. One of the vehicles was heavily damaged.
At the time, the helicopter was being used in the search for a missing woman.
Police Sgt. Richard Weiner says the camera had been reinstalled on the chopper before it took off.
It’s not clear why the camera came unhitched. Police are investigating, along with the Federal Aviation Administration.