A frightening moment was caught on camera last week when a police helicopter crashed on takeoff at a training center in Little Rock, Arkansas.
The pilot, retired officer William “Bill” Denio, was seriously injured, according to local ABC station KATV.
The Little Rock Police Department said in a Facebook post that the pilot was performing a maintenance check before the accident.
The news station reported that wind caused the crash.
This article originally appeared on HuffPost.