Rescue Helicopter Locates Indian River Kayakers Initially Reported in Distress, Merritt Island Residents Awake to Shaking Windows
By Space Coast Daily // July 17, 2021
witnesses report shaking windows around 9:30 a.m.
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Some residents in Central Brevard were awakened by shaking windows around 9:30 a.m. with what some said resembled as a rocket launch.
Turns out, the loud rumble some heard in was and the surrounding area was a military helicopter that was responding to a report of two kayakers in the Indian River near Titusville .
However, the helicopter was able to make contact with two kayakers in the nearby area who were not in distress or having issues, according to a Titusville Fire Department official.
The incident is under investigation.
Update: Marine 1 has made contact with 2 persons. No distress or issues.
— Titusville Fire Dept (@TitusvilleFire) July 17, 2021