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Redwood City Police Department
Saturday March 23rd, 2019 :: 06:44 p.m. PDT


Emergency Aircraft landing at Kmart, No injuries

A civilian helicopter had a minor mechanical issue while enroute to San Carlos Airport. The pilot made a safe, controlled landing in the Kmart parking lot. Mechanics from the San Carlos Airport were notified and responded. They were able to fix the issue. At 6:26 PM the helicopter lifted off and returned safely to San Carlos Airport. NTSB notified, incident report taken. No injuries, no damage to the aircraft and no damage to public or private property.

Redwood City Police Department
1301 Maple St
Redwood City, CA 94063

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 650-780-7100

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