Hijacked Helicopter Crash and Rescue. I stabilized the raw video as best I could.

Rescuers pull teenager from burning helicopter that claimed three lives after it is hijacked for a prison break in Brazil
Helicopter crashed in residential street in Joinville, Brazil, before exploding.

Daniel da Silva, 18, was pulled alive from the wreck while three others died
Helicopter was run by an air-taxi company and gave tours at an amusement park
It is believed Silva and an accomplice had tried to hijack the craft for a jail break

Daniel da Silva, 18, was saved by quick-thinking locals after the helicopter slammed into the ground in the town of Joinville, in southern Brazil, around 4pm on Thursday. The victims were identified as pilot Antonio Mário Franco Aguiar, 57, co-pilot Bruno Siqueira, 20, and a passenger, who has not been named. It is believed Silva and the other passenger was attempting to hijack the helicopter to be used in a jail break. Police found two firearms inside after the crash. Police said Silva was on temporary release at the time of the crash from a semi-open prison for drug trafficking convictions. He suffered second and third degree burns across 15 per cent of his body. Investigators are waiting by his hospital bedside to question him.



By: JoeConti (2197.20)

Tags: Other News, WTF

Location: Joinville, Brazil

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