WCBS Newsradio 880 Celebrates 50 Years Of News In New York

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — In this week’s 50 Stories podcast, Wayne Cabot catches up with longtime Chopper 880 pilot Neal Busch.

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Neal Busch bundled against the cold air in an early Chopper 88. (Credit: WCBS Newsradio 880)

With an office in the sky, Neal was both a helicopter pilot AND reporter for three decades. He was there when the station first started flying over New York City to provide overhead traffic coverage.

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Wayne spoke with him on the phone this week from his Florida home.

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