MIDLAND BEACH, Staten Island (WABC) -- An Army Black Hawk helicopter was struck by a drone at approximately 500 feet over a residential neighborhood on Staten Island.
The helicopter, based out of Fort Bragg, N.C., was in New York City for the United Nations patrol.
A piece of the drone bounced off the rotor and became lodged in the aircraft.
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The pilot, who was not injured, was able to land the helicopter at Linden Airport in New Jersey.
The military is investigating the incident.