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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

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Keep An Eye On The Sky For Low-Flying Helicopter In Lower Manhattan

The New York Police Department says a film production company is using a helicopter in lower Manhattan Wednesday.

11/20/2013

John Aldridge (Photo: Facebook)

Fisherman Rescued By U.S. Coast Guard After 8-Hour Search

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a missing fisherman Wednesday afternoon, about 43 miles off the coast of Long Island.

07/24/2013

A tourist helicopter is pulled from the Hudson River after making a splash landing following an engine malfunction on Sunday, June 30, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Exclusive: Helicopter Pilot Calls Hudson Splash-Landing ‘Best-Case Scenario’

Deputy Fire Chief Thomas McKavanaugh said the helicopter had taken off from the Wall Street Heliport and lost power after 12 minutes in the air.

07/01/2013

FDNY Marine Units respond to helicopter down in the Hudson River. (credit: FDNY Twitter)

Helicopter Splash Landing Compared To ‘Miracle On The Hudson’

Shortly after takeoff, the helicopter landed upright in the water near 79th Street around noon and was drifting south. A family of four Swedish tourists and the pilot were rescued, as the chopper was safely towed to shore.

06/30/2013

A helicopter on the golf course at Bethpage State Park on Long Island - June 3, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing At Bethpage Golf Course

The chopper set down at the 18th hole while en route from New Jersey to Republic Airport, about a half mile away.

06/03/2013

Donald Trump plays golf at the The Trump International Golf Links Course in Balmedie, Scotland - July 10, 2012 (credit: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Court Says Donald Trump Can Have Helistop At New Jersey Golf Course

A state appeals court on Wednesday upheld a Transportation Department ruling that found Trump National Golf Club was entitled to a helistop license.

12/12/2012

Helicopter crash scene in West Windsor, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Pilot Killed In West Windsor Helicopter Crash Identified

The pilot, the only one on board, was killed. The pilot killed has been identified as 65-year-old Michael Scarfia, a retired New York City Police Officer.

CBS 2–09/16/2012

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L.I. Residents Will Need To Wait A Little Longer For Relief From Helicopter Noise

Every summer commuters hop posh helicopter rides from Manhattan to the east end of Long Island for some rest and relaxation, creating the opposite down below for homeowners.

07/03/2012

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5 Unique Nights Out In New York

For those who are looking for a little extra, the city that never sleeps holds unending promise. From the skies above the city to it’s hidden corners, you just need to know where to look.

05/31/2012

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

Third Victim Of East River Helicopter Crash Passes Away Sunday

Harriet Nicholson died at Bellevue Hospital of “respiratory complications of near-drowning” — meaning a shortage of oxygen to the brain, according to Ellen Borakove, the medical examiner’s spokeswoman.

11/06/2011

A helicopter that crashed into the East River is hoisted from the water Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011. (credit: AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Second Female Passenger Aboard Doomed East River Chopper Dies

Bellevue Hospital has confirmed Helen Tamaki, the other female passenger during last week’s helicopter crash in the East River, died Tuesday night.

10/12/2011

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 is seen after making an emergency landing - South Brunswick, NJ - Jul 20, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

Police Identify Pilot, Passenger Of Helicopter That Crashed Near South Brunswick School

Both are in critical condition in the surgical intensive care unit at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick.

07/22/2011

A helicopter is seen after making an emergency landing - South Brunswick, NJ - Jul 20, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

Helicopter Crashes Behind South Brunswick School

South Brunswick Police Sgt. Jim Ryan says the 27-year-old pilot and a 44-year-old female passenger sustained chest and back injuries.

07/20/2011

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