St. Johns County helo makes emergency landing on golf course

An Anastasia Mosquito Control helicopter made an emergency landing on a golf course near Elkton. (WJXT/Sky 4)

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – A helicopter owned by the Anastasia Mosquito Control District in St. Johns County made the emergency landing near the fifth hole of the St. Johns Country Club, off State Road 207 just west of Interstate 95, according to the Florida Highway Patrol

The pilot was unhurt.

Sky 4 aerials show the helo set down right behind homes on Cypress Links Boulevard. Ground video shows damage to one of the rotors and a nearby tree. St. Johns County officials said the rotors clipped a pine tree while the helicopter was doing a site survey.

It was not yet clear if the helicopter could be serviced on-site and resume its flight or would have to be trailered out.

Anastasia Mosquito Control helicopter landed on the course at the St. Johns Golf Club off State Road 207. (WJXT)