Video Captures Scary Moment Wind Sends Helicopter Hurling At Tourists

Cierra Bailey
A sightseeing helicopter in Fiji was no match for mother nature when a gust of wind picked it up and sent it flying toward a group of tourists.

No one saw this coming, literally!

Video footage shows the terrifying moment a sightseeing helicopter on Fiji's Treasure Island was caught by a gust of wind and went hurtling directly at nearby tourists before crashing to the ground.

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Luckily, none of the seven people who were onboard the aircraft was hurt. Family members of TV New Zealand employee, Emily-Jane Thompson were among the people on the plane.

"Flippin' Christmas miracle right here ... my brother, his beautiful wife and daughters all safe after this horrific ordeal," she reportedly posted to Facebook.  

Although Fiji's Civil Aviation Authority has reportedly opened an investigation into the crash, from the video footage it appears to be just a freak accident caused by the powerful forces of Mother Nature, she's a force to be reckoned with! 

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