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Grimes County Hospitality Shown To Army Helicopter Crew

One of three Army helicopters flying from Fort Hood to Conroe that spent Thursday night in a Grimes County hayfield resumed its trip Friday morning.

Sheriff Don Sowell told our sister station Navasota News 1550 a problem in a hydraulic line caused the chopper to land south of Anderson.

Sowell says while in the hayfield, the crew was given some local hospitality. Neighbors provided a picnic that included sandwiches and soft drinks.

The sheriff says it was fortunate the mechanical problem was detected before the Apache helicopter started flying over the Sam Houston National Forest.

Click below for comments from Don Sowell, visiting with Tom Turner of Navasota News 1550:

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Posted by on Jan 29 2016. Filed under Featured Stories, News.

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