Helicopter Crash

Midtown helicopter crash
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June 25, 2019 - 4:49 pm
The pilot who was killed when his helicopter crash landed onto the top of a New York City high-rise was lost and flying in and out of clouds immediately before the accident, according to a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
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June 14, 2019 - 2:30 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday joined the call to ban all commercial helicopter traffic from Manhattan following Monday’s deadly crash in Midtown.
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Midtown helicopter crash
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June 12, 2019 - 9:24 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — The man at the controls of the helicopter that crashed over 7th Avenue was lost. A law enforcement source says Timothy McCormack said he had no idea where he was in his final radio call. After waiting nearly two hours for the weather to break, McCormack took off in rain and...
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Midtown Helicopter Crash
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June 11, 2019 - 3:55 pm
The National Safety Transportation Board began its investigation Tuesday after a helicopter pilot was killed in a crash-landing on the roof of a midtown Manhattan skyscraper.
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Midtown Helicopter Crash
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June 10, 2019 - 8:15 pm
The pilot of a helicopter that crash landed on the roof of a high-rise building in Midtown Manhattan on Monday afternoon has died.
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Rep. Carolyn Maloney
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June 10, 2019 - 7:28 pm
One city lawmaker is calling for policy changes following Monday afternoon’s helicopter crash on Seventh Avenue.
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East River Helicopter Crash
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October 21, 2018 - 5:13 pm
The helicopter company behind a deadly East River crash has continued its off-door flights, despite a ban in New York City.
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East River Helicopter Crash
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April 08, 2018 - 11:39 am
An expert said Sunday that the passenger harnesses system used on the helicopter that crashed into the East River last month should never have been operating.
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East River Helicopter Crash
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April 07, 2018 - 4:27 pm
The pilot of the helicopter that capsized into the East River warned of safety issues months before the deadly crash.
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East River Helicopter Crash
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March 26, 2018 - 4:03 pm
The pilot of a helicopter that went down in the East River earlier this month told investigations an emergency fuel shutoff switch had already been flipped off, and a passenger’s restraint harness was spotted underneath it.
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