Near the American city of Philadelphia, in Pennsylvania, a helicopter with an infant on board has crashed over a residential area. Miraculously, there were no fatalities, local authorities report.
The plane crashed into a residential area near Upper Darby Township, on the border with Philadelphia, for unknown reasons on Tuesday. All four passengers, except the baby, were able to free themselves from the helicopter. The baby’s condition is said to be stable, and she, like the pilot, was taken to hospital.
According to American media, the helicopter was on its way to a children’s hospital in Philadelphia, where the two-month-old girl would be treated. The US aviation authority is investigating the cause of the incident.
Numerous witnesses saw the incident happen. Shocked motorists stopped and heard the smoking helicopter make strange noises, hit the ground and finally saw people climb out.