Out-of-control boat goes airborne over dock in Florida, video shows

A Martin County Sheriff’s Office helicopter caught footage of an out-of-control boat that came to a crash landing after going airborne over a dock.Three men told authorities that they were doing a photoshoot aboard the 24-foot vessel in the St. Lucie River late Friday when they fell overboard.Without any occupants to control the boat, it circled three men several times, causing them to dive underwater to avoid serious injuries. The vessel eventually straightened itself out and sped toward a concrete dock near St. Lucie Boulevard.The boat hit the dock, went airborne and then came to rest after hitting a second dock.The three men were able to swim to a nearby sailboat and avoided serious injuries.

A Martin County Sheriff’s Office helicopter caught footage of an out-of-control boat that came to a crash landing after going airborne over a dock.

Three men told authorities that they were doing a photoshoot aboard the 24-foot vessel in the St. Lucie River late Friday when they fell overboard.

Without any occupants to control the boat, it circled three men several times, causing them to dive underwater to avoid serious injuries. The vessel eventually straightened itself out and sped toward a concrete dock near St. Lucie Boulevard.

The boat hit the dock, went airborne and then came to rest after hitting a second dock.

The three men were able to swim to a nearby sailboat and avoided serious injuries.

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