TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Authorities are investigating why the door from a twin-engine helicopter fell off mid-flight Wednesday with five people aboard.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said a Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm Bo 105 helicopter was flying southwest of Page Field Airport in Fort Myers around 10 a.m when a rear passenger door fell off.
The FAA said the door plummeted onto the roof of a local business. The helicopter returned safely to the airport.
It is unclear as of this report what caused the door to fall off.
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