Helicopter crashes into Water Off Miami Beach, 2 injured

TEHRAN, Feb. 20 (MNA) – A helicopter crashed into the ocean just off Miami Beach Saturday and two of its passengers sustained traumatic injuries.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the Robinson R44 helicopter crashed at around 1:20 p.m. EST between 10th and 14th streets, CBS Miami reported. 

A helicopter crashed into the ocean in Miami Beach on Saturday afternoon. Two of the three helicopter passengers were rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital and are in stable condition, local police tweeted.

Video footage posted by police showed the helicopter flying directly into the water near a group of swimmers. Only the two passengers were injured in the crash.

It is unclear what caused the crash. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.

Authorities closed the beach near the incident.

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