Thursday 21 September 2017

Watch: Teen (16) in critical condition after terrifying helicopter crash in Pearl Harbour

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A 16-year-old boy has been seriously injured after a helicopter crashed into waters in Pearl Harbour, Hawaii.

Five people were on board the tourist aircraft when the Bell-206B chopper went down around 10am local time, according to local media.

This incredible terrifying footage shows the moment the aircraft crashes into the water

The incident occurred close to the Arizona Memorial visitors centre and victims were reportedly pulled ashore by witnesses.

The boy had to be resuscitated at the scene after being submerged under water for several minutes, report Hawaii News Now.

None of the other passengers are believed to be critically injured.

The Arizona memorial commemorates the sinking of the battleship USS Arizona by Japanese Naval Forces on 7 December 1941.

Online Editors

Editors Choice

Also in World News