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Feds to Probe Helicopter's Emergency Landing in Hudson River

Monday, July 01, 2013

WNYC

The Federal Aviation Administration has begun gathering information into a helicopter that was forced to make an emergency landing in the Hudson River on Sunday. 

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NTSB: Chopper that Crashed into NY River Too Heavy

Thursday, December 20, 2012

A federal report says a helicopter that crashed into the East River off New York City during a sightseeing tour last year was carrying too much weight.

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WNYC News

Third Death in East River Helicopter Crash

Monday, November 07, 2011

A third person died this weekend after a helicopter plunged into the East River last month following takeoff.

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WNYC News

A Second Person Dies from East River Helicopter Crash

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

A second female passenger from last week's East River helicopter crash has died, according to a spokesman for Bellevue Hospital.

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WNYC News

FAA Allows Some Helicopters in Off-Limits Area

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

The Federal Aviation Administration said it's allowing sightseeing helicopters to descend through an airspace corridor over the Hudson River that's supposed to be off-limits to local air traffic.

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Helicopter Equipment Focus of Crash Probe

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

The focus of the investigation into the deadly East River helicopter crash will be equipment aboard the doomed chopper that crashed into the river shortly after takeoff on Tuesday, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

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1 Dead, 4 Rescued in East River Helicopter Crash

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

A helicopter with five on board crashed into the East River near 34th Street on Tuesday afternoon, police said. The pilot and three others were plucked from the river shortly after the commercial Bell 206 helicopter went down shortly after take-off.

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