Miami Beach Police have shared footage of a helicopter crashing metres away from bathers on South Beach.
Eyewitness video showed people wading towards the helicopter to rescue those on board.
No-one on the ground was injured.
This afternoon at 1:10 p.m., MBPD received a call of a helicopter crash in the ocean near 10 Street. Police and @MiamiBeachFire responded to the scene along with several partner agencies. Two occupants have been transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital in stable condition.— Miami Beach Police (@MiamiBeachPD) February 19, 2022