Rescue Helicopter Crash Caught on Camera

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BRAZIL — A rescue helicopter crashed into the ocean off Rio de Janeiro’s famous Copacabana beach Saturday while onlookers captured the moment on video.

The helicopter was reportedly sent to rescue a drowning swimmer who may have been caught by a strong current.

No serious injuries to the helicopter’s occupants, or the swimmer, were reported.

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