SARASOTA -- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office received a report of a helicopter crash at 5:13 p.m. Tuesday.
SCSO Air-1 found the aircraft about a mile west of Kenisco Road in south Venice, which is not easily accessible by vehicle.
Air-1 was able to land and transport a male and female to the Sarasota County Fire Department Emergency Medical Services, which staged nearby.
The female was airlifted by Bayflite with facial and head injuries to Sarasota Memorial Hospital.
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The male was walking and talking and transported to Venice Bayfront Health by ambulance.
The occupants were a student pilot and teacher who took off from Venice Municipal Airport.
The Federal Aviation Administration has been notified.
SCSO will secure the scene overnight.