Tag: helicopter crash

5 Killed In New York City Helicopter Crash

Five people were killed Sunday evening when a helicopter crashed into New York City’s East River and then flipped on its side, authorities said. There were six people on board the helicopter; one was rescued by a tugboat, and five were “recovered by divers,” officials said. During a news conference, FDNY Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro…

11 Missing After Army Chopper Crash [VIDEO]

Eleven troops are presumed dead in Florida after an Army helicopter crashed Tuesday, a military official announced. Search and rescue efforts had been underway at a remote beach between Pensacola and Destin after a chopper was reported missing last night. Seven Marines and four members of the crew were on board. The Marines are from…