Three people were missing and one found in a serious condition as a helicopter which had gone to carry out some flight maneuvers crashed into the sea five nautical miles off the coast of Almeria. According to reports by emergency services, there was a phone alert received by them from the control tower at the Almeria airport at around 8:30 PM yesterday, informing them about the incident.

Flares were seen from the spot where the chopper “Helimer” is said to have crashed after losing connectivity with the radar and radio control. Four people were on board and three of them are missing. The one who has been rescued is reported to be in a serious condition.

The four are reported to have gone for the purpose of carrying out flight maneuvers with a ship named ‘Nevola’. Search for the people missing is still on and the reason for the mishap is yet to be established.