27-Mar-11 N8631P Enstrom F280FX 20M east of Miami, US-Florida

Pilot was flying alone from South Florida to Nassau, Bahamas – the shortest distance for that route being 50 miles. Some 20 miles out over the sea, the aircraft experienced engine problems and put down safely in the water.  The Enstrom was fitted with fixed floats

Date
March 27, 2011
Reg
N8631P
Make
Enstrom
Model
F280
MSN
2009
Location
20 miles off the coast of Miami, en route to Nassau, Bahamas
Country
US-Florida
CivilMilitary
Civil
Link 1
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/miami-dade/fl-helicopter-rescue-20110327,0,1046394.story
Link 2
http://www.wsvn.com/news/articles/local/21003897675689/
Link 3
http://coastguardnews.com/coast-guard-responds-to-downed-helicopter-20-miles-off-miami/2011/03/27/

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