The aircraft, believed to be participating in an aviation fair, smashed into the Madrid ring road on Friday morning.
A helicopter crashed on a Madrid motorway ring road on Friday morning, hitting a car and leaving three people injured, shortly after taking off.
One passenger was able to leave the smash on foot while the other was rescued from the remains of the helicopter by firefighters. The driver of the car was also injured, according to fire services.
Two injured involving a helicopter accident in M40, near the Nations Center in Madrid. The Enstrom 280FX Shark helicopter (F-HPUX) that was participating in the European Rotors fair that was taking place in Ifema has crashed shortly after taking off.#helicopter #accident pic.twitter.com/ur5LVICgSY
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Footage showed the two-seat yellow helicopter lying on its side with its glass cockpit shattered and its tail smashed over the central reservation beside a motorway bridge. Dozens of emergency officers were deployed to secure the area.
The Enstrom 280FX Shark helicopter with (reg. F-HPUX) was participating in the European Rotors fair that was taking place in Ifema.