5 killed in helicopter crash into New York City’s East River

Staff Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — All five passengers aboard a helicopter that crashed into New York City’s East River were confirmed dead early Monday morning by a NYPD spokesman.
The pilot was able to escape the Sunday night crash after the aircraft flipped upside down in the water, officials said. He was rescued by a tugboat.
The helicopter, a private charter hired for a photo shoot, went down near Gracie Mansion, the mayoral residence...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.

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