Video captures moment pilot attempts to make an emergency landing before fatal helicopter crash

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This is the tragic moment a helicopter pilot looks for an emergency landing spot as the aircraft is covered in flames before it's fatal nosedive into a busy highway in Brazil.

Footage from a surveillance camera video was released Tuesday showing how the pilot, Ronaldo Quattrucci, 56, made a sharp right turn and later descended at a high speed and crashed.

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Monday afternoon's fiery crash instantly killed Quattrucci, a father-of-two, and Ricardo Boechat, 66, a married father-of-six who was an award-winning Brazilian television news anchor.

Boechat was returning from a function at an university in the city of Campinas before the tragic accident took place.

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Several witnesses have told Brazilian police investigators that Boechat jumped from the doomed helicopter.

The striking footage was caught by surveillance cameras belonging to CCR RodoAnel, the agency responsible for overseeing the highway, and provided by the Civil Police, shows smoke billowing out of the helicopter before it burst in flames.

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