Helicopter crash in Prescott during training session

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PRESCOTT -- A helicopter crashed during a training exercise at Prescott Love Field.

The helicopter student-pilot was practicing auto-rotation when the chopper began spinning uncontrollably.

The helicopter hit the taxi way of the airport too hard, forcing the chopper onto its side.

The force of the crash also knocked off the tail rotor of the helicopter.

An instructor and a student were inside the chopper at the time of the crash. Both were treated on scene and released.

The NTSB is investigating the incident.