Miami-Dade helicopter crash kills two people near Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport

MIAMI (AP) -- Two people have been killed in a helicopter that crashed after departing an executive airport in southwest Miami-Dade County.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials say the Robinson R44 helicopter went down Wednesday afternoon about two miles east of Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport. It crashed in a parking lot and burst into flames.

The officials said two people aboard were killed. Their identities were not immediately released. There were no injuries on the ground.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the crash.

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