Three Escape Injury in Titusville Helicopter Crash

TITUSVILLE, Florida – Brevard County Fire Rescue crews are on scene of a helicopter crash in Titusville that occurred at 9:45 a.m. today.

Fire crews located the crash site approximately 1.5 miles north of SR 528 near SR 407.  Three people aboard the helicopter escaped serious injury and have refused transport to a local hospital for evaluation.  There is no hazard reported from the wreckage and all power and fuel have been secured.

The helicopter was operated by Bristow Academy Inc. in Titusville.  Officials from the school identified the helicopter, which came to rest upside down, as a Bell 206 model. 

School officials have been notified and are en route to the scene. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has been notified and will lead the investigation to determine the cause of the accident.

All roadways remain open in the area.