Person Decapitated By Helicopter Blades at Florida Airport


BROOKSVILLE, FLORIDA — A person was decapitated by a helicopter rotor near a Florida airport Thursday, local media is reporting.

The incident occurred on Flight Path Drive — on the property of Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport. Hernando County Fire & Rescue responded to the scene.

It was unclear what could have caused the tragic incident. The victim has not been identified.

Brooksville–Tampa Bay Regional Airport, formerly known as Hernando County Airport, is a joint civil-military public airport located 6 miles southwest of the central business district of Brooksville, a city in Hernando County.