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Helicopter crashes into water off Miami Beach

Crash occurs just feet away from swimmers
Posted at 3:44 PM, Feb 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-19 21:21:46-05

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Two people were injured when a helicopter crashed into the ocean Saturday afternoon in Miami Beach, just a few feet from swimmers and a crowded beach.

Miami Beach police said the helicopter crashed at 1:10 p.m. near 10th Street.

It narrowly missed several nearby swimmers.

Two people were hospitalized at Jackson Memorial Hospital in stable condition.