A second helicopter reportedly crashed into the lake Tuesday near Oakland.
A recovery crew pulling out a helicopter that crashed into Lake Apopka Tuesday morning discovered a second chopper that reportedly crashed that same day. A crane parked at the Winter Garden boat ramp pulled the helicopter from the lake Wednesday afternoon and loaded it onto a flatbed trailer.
No further information was immediately available on the second helicopter.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office’s Marine Unit responded to a call regarding the first crash, which took place around 8 a.m. No serious injuries were reported.
The helicopters are registered to Coastal Helicopters Inc., which was performing aerial agricultural spraying around the lake.
The NTSB and FAA are investigating the crashes.
This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.
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