‘We Could Have Been Easily Hit': Helicopter Crashes Into Water

A helicopter crashed into the ocean just off Miami Beach Saturday near one of the city's most popular tourist destinations

Video shows the helicopter crashing into the water near swimmers and numerous people on the beach

The Robinson R44 helicopter came down in the water near 10th Street and Ocean Drive at about 1 p.m.

Two passengers sustained trauma injuries and were taken to Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital with broken backs

The pilot was not seriously injured.

According to Miami Beach Fire Rescue Chief Linares, all three survivors are in stable condition and they called the incident a "control crash.

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