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Helicopter crash on Palm Jumeirah; 2 hurt
Dubai, January 22, 2014
A private helicopter with two people on board crashed while taking off from the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, Gulf News website said quoting police sources.
One of the two people on board the helicopter is said to be critical, the other has sustained moderate injuries, the report said. Both have been rushed to Rashid Hospital.
Authorities are investigating the incident, and the area has been sealed of, it said.
The incident caused massive traffic jam on the Palm. Eyewitnesses reported seeing fire trucks, police cars, ambulances and helicopters rushing to the scene of the incident, the report said.