Gwinnett County police helicopter crashes at airport; 2 injured

Two officers were said to be conscious and talking, but were taken to a hospital.

We have a crew at the scene talking with authorities for a live report on Channel 2 Action News at Noon.

Channel 2's Tony Thomas at the scene said the crash broke the helicopter into two pieces. The helicopter's tail rotor broke off, and was about 20 feet from the fuselage. 

Police said the crew were returning back from a burglary call when the crash happened.

The crash happened about 200 yards from a hangar. 

The Gwinnett County Fire Department helped rescue the officer and pilot, who were trapped inside. 

The department reported that the weather condition was windy and a storm was moving in.

The airport is closed while authorities investigate.

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