SANTA FE- New Mexico State Police have received word that a government helicopter from Illinois has crashed just south of Amistad, New Mexico around 4:30 this afternoon.
The helicopter crashed near SR 402 about a mile and half to three miles south of Amistad.
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.
No word on the identities of the two on board.
The FAA has been notified and State Police and Union County Sheriffs are en route to the scene.
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