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Helicopter Crashes in Beijing Near Naizi County (VIDEO)

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A helicopter crashed near a bridge in northern Beijing at about 11 a.m. (3:00 GMT) on Monday, China Global Television Network reports.

Rescue teams and firefighters have rushed to the site. The cause of the crash is currently being investigated.

Four people on board the Bell 429 aircraft owned by Reignwood Star Aviation suffered injuries and have been taken to a hospital, according to China Global Television Network. The pilot managed to steer the aircraft away from crowded residential areas.

READ MORE: Rescue Chopper Crash in China Kills All 3 Crew Members on Board — Reports

A video of the helicopter crash has been circulating on Chinese social media.

In June, a rescue helicopter crashed in Kunming, the capital of the southwestern Chinese province of Yunnan, killing all three crew members.

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