Helicopter crashes into ocean at Miami beach filled with beachgoers – injuries reported

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Police responded to a call about the crash at 1.10pm local time. They attended the scene, alongside emergency rescue crews.

Two people in the helicopter at the time have been taken to hospital.

They are in a “stable condition”, police confirmed.

The incident took place near 10th Street, authorities added.

Miami Beach police tweeted: “This afternoon at 1:10 p.m., MBPD received a call of a helicopter crash in the ocean near 10 Street.

“Police and @MiamiBeachFire responded to the scene along with several partner agencies.

“Two occupants have been transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital in stable condition.”

They added: “The beach area between 9 to 11 Street is currently closed.

“The FAA is responding to the scene.”

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