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(Source: CBS4)

Report Questions Deadly Actions Of MDPD Officers

A newly released report calls into question the deadly actions of several Miami-Dade Police officers three years after a sting operation by Miami-Dade Police went wrong and it left four people dead.

03/14/2014

Heat seeking device FLIR, or Forward Looking Infrared, is mounted on all Broward Sheriff's Office helicopters. (Credit: Brian Andrews/CBS4)

Infrared Technology Used In Boston Manhunt In Use In Broward County

As the manhunt for the suspected Boston bomber was drawing to a close, and police were checking out a report he was hiding in a boat parked in a backyard, a helicopter using what’s called FLIR technology was hovering overhead to confirm he was indeed inside.

CBS4–04/22/2013

Two people are dead after a helicopter crash in SW Miami-Dade. (CBS4)

Helicopter Model Involved In Fatal Crash Has Troubling Track Record

The same model helicopter that crashed Wednesday in a Southwest Miami-Dade parking lot, killing its two passengers, has a devastating past that prompted the manufacturer to issue an order to fix to the fuel tanks.

CBS4–04/03/2013

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Hearing For Teen Accused Of Pointing Laser At Police Helicopter Delayed

A Miami teen will go before a federal judge on Tuesday for allegedly pointing a green laser at a Miami-Dade Police Department helicopter.

CBS4–02/05/2013

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Chopper Crash

Palm Beach Sheriff’s Chopper Crashes In Delray Beach

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is investigating one of its own after the county’s police helicopter made a hard landing near Lyons Road and Atlantic Boulevard in Delray Beach.

CBS4–03/23/2012

(Source: US Coast Guard)

Miami Coast Guard Crew Medically Evacuates Cruise Ship Passenger

A Coast Guard helicopter and fixed-wing aircrew medically evacuated a 55-year-old women from a cruise ship Friday, approximately 57 miles north east of Nassau, Bahamas.

CBS4–01/07/2012

(Source: WPEC) A helicopter dropped from the sky Saturday afternoon in West Palm Beach

Sightseeing Chopper Drops From West Palm Sky; All Survive

A sightseeing trip aboard a small helicopter over the skies of West Palm Beach turned into an adventure nobody expected when the craft suddenly dropped from the sky, smashing into a house and a car before hitting the ground. Amazingly, everyone aboard walked away.

CBS4–11/05/2011

(Source: Coast Guard)

Helicopter Pilot Survives Ocean Crash

A helicopter pilot was rescued Sunday afternoon by the US Coast Guard after his crashed into the ocean about 20 miles off the coast of South Florida.

CBS4–03/27/2011

A helicopter crashed into the Everglades Saturday, sending its pilot to hospital (Source: CBS4)

Pilot Waited 3 Hours For Rescue After Everglades Crash

The 54-year old helicopter pilot who was rescued after he crashed in the Everglades remains in critical condition at Broward General Medical Center Sunday evening.

CBS4–03/06/2011

A helicopter crashed into the Everglades Saturday, sending its pilot to hospital (Source: CBS4)

Pilot Rescued In Glades Chopper Crash

A helicopter pilot bound to West Miami-Dade from Orlando crashed in the Everglades miles west of US 27 Saturday morning, but was rescued after an intensive by rescue units from 3 counties.

CBS4–03/05/2011