CORRYTON, Tenn. (WATE) – An Air Evac Lifeteam helicopter transporting a patient Tuesday afternoon made a “precautionary landing” in Northeast Knox County.
The helicopter landed in a grassy field in the area of the 8200 block of Corryton Road.
According to an Air Evac spokesperson, the helicopter made a precautionary landing after the pilot had a warning light go off in the cockpit of the aircraft.
A patient was aboard the helicopter. Another air medical company took the patient to complete the transport.
Air Evac also saying, “He did exactly what he was trained to do. Find a safe spot to land.”
The landing was not an emergency landing, Air Evac said.