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Old 05-11-2008, 10:44 AM
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looks like boatpics.com helicopter made an unsucsessful water landin in lake travis and capsized!!!!
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Helicopter Crashes in Lake Travis

Last Edited: Saturday, 10 May 2008, 4:39 PM CDT
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AUSTIN --
Early Saturday afternoon a small helicopter crashed into Lake Travis 1/4 a mile from shores near 15 Water Front Avenue in Hudson Bend. The helicopter was carrying two people, a pilot and a cameraman. Both people were rescued from the helicopter and no injuries were reported.

Witnesses say the helicopter was flying really low and skimming the water. The helicopter lost power and flipped over. The passengers swam to the surface and were picked up by boaters.


Multiple agencies responded to the scene including Austin-Travis County EMS, Hudson Bend Fire Department, and the Travis County Sheriff’s Office.

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Figures with the way that guy flies around down here. Glad they're ok, though.
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We were standing in front of the dry stack at Emerald point yesterday morning, watching him fly into Devils Cove, and we all said with the way he is flying this morning he is going to crash
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Old 05-11-2008, 12:58 PM
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At least they walked away from the crash! The R 22 does not have alot of room for error.Flying low and fast like that, it is just a matter of time.
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Helicopter Crashes in Lake Travis

Last Edited: Saturday, 10 May 2008, 4:39 PM CDT
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Breaking News

AUSTIN --
Early Saturday afternoon a small helicopter crashed into Lake Travis 1/4 a mile from shores near 15 Water Front Avenue in Hudson Bend. The helicopter was carrying two people, a pilot and a cameraman. Both people were rescued from the helicopter and no injuries were reported.

Witnesses say the helicopter was flying really low and skimming the water. The helicopter lost power and flipped over. The passengers swam to the surface and were picked up by boaters.


Multiple agencies responded to the scene including Austin-Travis County EMS, Hudson Bend Fire Department, and the Travis County Sheriff’s Office.

Please continue to check myFOXaustin.com fro the latest information on this story as it develops.

Chopper was hovering over a 31 Bullet loaded with naked strippers.............. Claymates........ camera man was snapping pics and pilot was possibly snapping it as well!
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I still can,t forget the chopper accident in Sarasota this year .
They all need to be careful !
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I still can,t forget the chopper accident in Sarasota this year .
They all need to be careful !
What was the cause of that accident? I never saw a report from the pilot.
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Must have been distracted by the Claymates

Glad they are ok.
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