Brian Hamacher

Helicopter Makes Hard Landing on Street in Downtown Fort Lauderdale

Two were on board but no injuries were reported, officials said

What to Know

  • A helicopter made a hard landing in on a street in downtown Fort Lauderdale.
  • Two were on board but neither was injured, officials said
  • The cause for the hard landing is unknown

A helicopter made a hard landing on a street in downtown Fort Lauderdale Wednesday. 

The helicopter, a Schweizer 269-C, went down around 4:45 p.m. in the 300 block of Southeast 2nd Street, FAA officials said..

Footage from the scene showed the helicopter just feet away from cars parked along the street.

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue said two people were on board but neither were injured.

No other details were immediately known.

Check back with NBC 6 for updates on this developing story.

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