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For Immediate Release:
April 04, 2013

Media Contact:
Det. Javier Baez
[email protected]

***** UPDATE *****

Topic: Helicopter Crash
Case #: PD130403123093
Date & Time of Occurrence: 04/03/2013 at 3:59 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: S.W. 128 Street & S.W. 122 Avenue
  Miami, Florida
Deceased #1:
Deceased Name: Mark Palmieri, (W/M)
Deceased DOB: 08/15/1959
Deceased Age: 53
Deceased Address: 27999 SW 172nd Avenue
  Miami, Florida, 
Deceased #2:
Deceased Name: Ross Allan, (W/M)
Deceased Age: 53
Deceased Address: Exempt

Helicopter Crash (Update #1)

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Homicide Bureau continues to investigate a helicopter crash that occurred at the above listed location.  According to investigators, Miami-Dade Police officers from the Kendall District were dispatched to a helicopter crash in a parking lot, located at 128th Street & S.W. 122nd Avenue.  The two male occupants of the helicopter died on the scene.  

The aircraft crash investigation is being conducted by the Miami-Dade Police Department’s Homicide Bureau and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). 

The identification of the decedents will be released following proper identification by the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner Department and next-of-kin notifications.

Questions regarding the details/cause of the aircraft crash should be directed at the NTSB.  

UPDATE: The victims of the crash have been identified and listed above. 

There is no further information to release at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit and select “Give a Tip”
Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.

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