Investigators say two people have been hurt in a helicopter crash southwest of Houston.
The Brazoria County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened Monday afternoon off County Road 233.
The chopper went down in a field close to the Brazoria County Military Museum near Angleton and caught fire. The Texas Department of Public Safety says investigators are looking at possible mechanical failure.
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Officials say the 52-year-old pilot Ed Faris was transported to a hospital for treatment of injuries not believed to be life-threatening. The passenger, 34-year-old Terry Claessen, was treated at the scene.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the helicopter is owned by the Military Museum of Texas.