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Helicopter Attempting Rescue Goes Down In The Water Off Rio's Copacabana Beach

January 4, 2013

Witness Captured Video On His Phone And Posted It To YouTube A rescue helicopter attempting to save a swimmer who had ventured out into rough water off Copacabana Beach in Rio do Janeiro December 29th suffered an unspecified "mechanical difficulty" and wound up going down in the water. All on board the aircraft, as well as the swimmer they were attempting to save, survived the incident.

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