Four people survived after a rescue helicopter crashed into the ocean off Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. “The crew were saving the lives of people who recklessly swam into the waves,” an eyewitness told the BBC. “The sea has been raging yesterday and today.”

A Brazilian Navy ship is currently salvaging the wreckage.

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