Three injured after helicopter crashes in Miami Beach

MIAMI BEACH, FL – Three people were injured after a helicopter crashed into a Miami Beach sandbar, WESH reports. 

The accident occurred shortly after 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. The helicopter began to plummet for unknown reasons and the pilot was able to avoid crashing into the crowded beach but landed on a nearby sandbar instead.

The pilot remained uninjured but all three passengers were injured. Bystanders were able to help free all passengers before the helicopter flipped over.

Two victims were rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital in stable condition. The third victim suffered only minor injuries.

No one in the water was injured in the crash.

The Miami Beach personal injury lawyers of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. have provided this story for informational purposes only, and it should not be construed as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a collision that was someone else’s fault, we would like to discuss your options for pursuing financial compensation at your convenience. Contact our offices today for a free consultation, by calling  800.689.8180 or filling out our online contact form.

Last Updated : February 22, 2022

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