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Police and firefighters search a Maplewood, Minn., yard after a helicopter crashed Wednesday, June 19, 2013, into a garage. Mike Longaecker / Forum News Service

Helicopter crashes into garage in suburban St. Paul

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MAPLEWOOD, Minn. - Federal aviation investigators were called this morning to the scene of a helicopter crash in this St. Paul suburb.


A low-flying helicopter believed to be operated by the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District, was seen struggling to remain aloft, a witness said, before crashing into a garage in the St. Paul suburb.

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