A helicopter crashed into the sea on a beach in Brazil: there are three injured

The three crew members of the helicopter were injured (G1)

At least three people were injured this Wednesday in Brazil after a helicopter crashed into the sea on Canasvieiras beach, one of the main tourist destinations in Florianopolis.

According to what was reported by the Municipal Guard, the three people were in the small aircraft and had minor injuries.

The accident took place shortly after 5 p.m.

A helicopter crashed into the sea on a Florianopolis beach

Although the helicopter fell near the coast, no tourist – except for the ship’s crew – was injured.

Roberto Rosa Machado, first lieutenant of the Military Fire Department, told the portal globe 1 The injured were transferred to the nearest emergency care units.

The mayor of Florianópolis, Gean Loureiro, also expressed himself, confirming through social networks that there were three people on the plane and that everyone is fine. Loureiro also said that Muninipal agents were at the scene of the accident “supporting the rescue teams.”.

The accident occurred on a beach in Canasvieiras, in Florianópolis (G1)
The accident occurred on a beach in Canasvieiras, in Florianópolis (G1)

“The pilot managed to land the helicopter relatively safely”, he indicated.

According to the National Aviation Agency (Anac), the helicopter, which was used for tourism and as an air taxi, He had all the licenses up to date. The flight generally lasts between five and 10 minutes and takes place every day in the north of the island of Santa Catarina.

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