Helicopter crash

Helicopter Crash

Helicopter Crashes At Westchester County Airport

A helicopter went down Saturday morning as its pilot tried to land at the Westchester County Airport.

12/28/2013

A helicopter carrying five people crashed into the East River Oct 4, 2011 (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NTSB: Overloading, Pilot Error Caused Fatal 2011 East River Helicopter Crash

Three people suffered fatal injuries when the helicopter plunged into the East River shortly after takeoff the 34th Street helipad on Oct. 4, 2011.

03/01/2013

A helicopter carrying five people crashed into the East River Oct 4, 2011 (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Report: Tour Helicopter That Crashed Into East River Was Too Heavy

A federal report released Thursday found a helicopter that crashed into the East River off New York City on a sightseeing tour last year, killing three passengers, was carrying too much weight.

12/20/2012

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Helicopter Crashes In Yorktown Backyard; No Injuries Reported

Police said the chopper crashed Friday evening at about 6 p.m. Two people were on board the helicopter at the time of the crash.

10/12/2012

Fire trucks near the scene of the crash in West Windsor (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

One Dead As Small Helicopter Crashes Near Route 1 In West Windsor

A helicopter crash in central New Jersey has left one dead, West Windsor Police have confirmed. The fatal victim was the only person on board.

09/15/2012

A tourist helicopter takes off from Downtown Manhattan Heliport - New York, NY (file / credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

FAA, Private Choppers Create Secret Deal That May Make River Travel Dangerous

New details came to light Monday about a seemingly dangerous agreement between the Federal Aviation Administration and private helicopter tour companies.

10/10/2011

Helicopter being pulled from East River (credit: CBS 2); Pilot Paul Dudley (credit: Handout)

Pilot In East River Helicopter Crash Recounts Details With Colleagues

Paul Dudley told his colleagues “I don’t know why, I just know it happened very, very fast.”

10/05/2011

A helicopter that crashed into the East River in New York is raised from the water Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011. (credit: AP Photo/Louis Lanzano)

Lawmakers Call For Ban Of All Tourist Chopper Flights Over NYC River Corridors

Is it safe to have such a high volume of helicopter traffic over our city? That’s what many New York politicians want to know.

10/05/2011

Rescue effort after helicopter crashes into East River (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Detailed Examination Of Fatal East River Helicopter Crash Under Way

NTSB officials said the chopper likely did not have a flight data recorder, or “black box,” but engine monitors and Global Positioning System navigation equipment may have stored useful information.

10/05/2011

A helicopter that crashed into the East River in New rests on the deck of a boat that pulled it from the water Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011 in New York. (credit: AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Helicopter Crashes Into East River; 1 Dead

The crash happened at around 3:22 p.m., shortly after the chopper took off from the 34th Street helipad. Crews at the scene lifted the chopper out of the water Tuesday evening and were able to get it onto a recovery boat.

10/04/2011

A New York Police Department helicopter carrying six officers has made an emergency water landing after a suspected mechanical failure.

NYPD Chopper Forced To Make Daring Landing

There was a thumbs up Wednesday night from the crew members who were aboard a malfunctioning NYPD helicopter that crash landed into Jamaica Bay earlier in the day.

09/22/2010