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Crew safe after helicopter goes down off Upper Captiva

By Staff | Aug 17, 2009

All crew members survived and are in good condition after a Lee County MEDSTAR helicopter went down in the intracoastal waterway near Upper Captiva around 12:30 this morning.

The helicopter is an American Eurocopter EC-145, tail number N911LZ. The Federal Aviation Administration has been notified and are sending an investigation team.

The other aircraft will be in service later today.