An emergency helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing whilst out on a call out after one of the rotor blades struck a stone.
The Christopherus 8 helicopter made the emergency landing in Montafon, Vorarlberg.
Head of the ÖAMTC Helicopter fleet claimed a gust of wind was responsible for the occurrence but investigations are continuing.
Nobody was injured as a result. A replacement helicopter was sent to the emergency rescue.
Christopherus 8 has now been repaired and is back in action.