Helicopter's life raft falls through roof of Miami house

- The life raft attached to a helicopter flying over a Northeast Miami-Dade County apparently dropped through a home's roof Wednesday.

Now the homeowner has to deal with a giant hole in the middle of their house.

WSVN News 7 reports the helicopter dropped a 2×2 package containing a life raft, leaving a gaping hole in the house’s roof, Wednesday afternoon.

Witnesses told WSVN that the drop sounded like an explosion.

Miami-Dade police responded to the scene. They found a woman, who was sleeping inside the house when it happened, suffering from a few bumps and bruises. 

She was expected to be OK.

The helicopter owned by the Royal Canadian Air Force was headed to the Opa-locka Airport from an off-shore training exercise.

There is no word on what caused the life raft to come loose and drop.

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