Two folks in Florida had been hospitalised after a helicopter crash in Broward County, Florida. The plane smashed into a building, leaving a smoldering gap in its roof.
The crash occurred round 8:45am in Pompano Seashore, Florida, in accordance with WSVN.
The Broward Sheriff Hearth Rescue helicopter smashed into an apartment building, leaving a black, burning scar throughout its roof. In accordance with Pompano Seashore Hearth Rescue, two folks from the building required medical therapy.
The sheriff’s division confirmed that three folks had been on board the helicopter when it crashed, and that two of these people have been taken to Broward Well being for therapy. Officers mentioned that the people transported to the hospital weren’t severely harm.
The situation of the third particular person is at the moment unknown, however not deaths have been reported for the reason that incident.
A dramatic video captured the second the helicopter misplaced management and fell from the sky.
Within the footage the police helicopter will be seen zipping overhead earlier than it slows and begins to show. Smoke begins pouring out of the plane because it goes into a spin, ultimately falling out of the sky and crashing into the apartment building beneath.
Hearth crews raced to the scene to assist battle the blaze and rescue the occupants of each the apartment and the helicopter.
Investigators are nonetheless figuring out what may have induced the crash.
Broward County Faculty Officers assured mother and father that, whereas the helicopter did crash a couple of blocks from a faculty, there have been no reported accidents amongst any college students or employees.
The crash compelled the closure of the North Dixie Freeway between Northeast Fifth Avenue and Northeast tenth Avenue.