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Helicopter crashes into waves off crowded Miami beach -Breaking


© Reuters. View of the helicopter hitting the water in Miami Beach (Florida), U.S.A, Feb 19, 2022. This image was obtained via social media. Courtesy of Miami Beach Police Department/@MiamiBeachPD/via REUTERS

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Federal agencies investigated Saturday’s crash of a helicopter carrying three people into the Atlantic Ocean near swimmers.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, a Robinson R44 helicopter crashed into the sea near a beach. It was about 1:20 PM local time. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the circumstances of the crash.

Miami Beach fire and police departments responded immediately to the situation and stated on Twitter (NYSE.) that the two victims were taken to hospital in stable condition.

A video of the accident showed that the helicopter dived into an area crowded with swimmers.

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