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Helicopter crashes on Brazilian beach

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Four people miraculously survived after the helicopter they were riding in crashed into the ocean on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ( Mais...

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That was one hell of a wave!!
Doesn't look like engine failure to me. Blades continue to turn at what appears normal rpm after hitting water. At that low altitude an autorotation is not performed and blades lose rpm very fast with pitch in them.


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