Man falls from helicopter in possible suicide off Huntington Beach

Nov. 5, 2013 at 7:32 PM

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- A man died Tuesday after falling from a helicopter hundreds of feet into the Pacific Ocean off Huntington Beach, Calif., police said.

The Huntington Beach Police Department said in a news release a private helicopter reported a passenger fell from the aircraft about 1 p.m. near Balboa Pier.

Lifeguards brought the 60-year-old man to shore and he was transported to a hospital, where he died, KTLA-TV, Los Angeles, reported.

The incident was being investigated as a suicide.

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