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:
27 March, 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
Civil / Military:
Civil
Link:
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/miami-dade/fl-helicopter-rescue-20110327,0,1046394.story
Link:
http://www.wsvn.com/news/articles/local/21003897675689/
Link:
http://coastguardnews.com/coast-guard-responds-to-downed-helicopter-20-miles-off-miami/2011/03/27/

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