A student pilot walked away without injuries after crash-landing a helicopter near the Bremerton National Airport.

The helicopter crashed shortly after 2 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, according to Battalion Chief Jon Gudmundsen with South Kitsap Fire & Rescue.

The first crews to the scene found the two-seat helicopter on the ground, laying on its side. The pilot was already Crews from the Port of Bremerton secured a minor fuel leak.

The age and experience of the student pilot was not released.