WWE’s Shane McMahon was involved in a helicopter crash earlier today in the Atlantic Ocean near Long Island’s Gilgo Beach this morning. Shane and the pilot, a gentleman named Mario, were both unharmed during the crash and were were quickly brought to safety. Here are Shane’s words via WWE.com:
“I would like to thank our pilot, Mario, who did a heroic job of landing us safely in the water, the Suffolk County Marine Bureau who were first on the scene, all the lifeguards who came out to assist us and the Fire Island Coast Guard station.”
McMahon also shared the following message on social media:
I'd like to thank the man upstairs for looking out this morning & thanks to pilot Mario, Suffolk Co. Marine Bureau & Fire Island Coast Guard
— Shane McMahon (@shanemcmahon) July 19, 2017
You can check the news press conference and footage of the crash landing below.