Mark Rosekind

A diver enters the waters of the East River next to orange buoys that mark the spot where a helicopter crashed, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011. (credit: AP Photo/Louis Lanzano)

Survivors Of Helicopter Crash In East River Issue Statement Of Thanks To Rescuers

“We would like to say a heartfelt thank you to the rescue teams who acted with great courage, and also to hospital staff at Bellevue Hospital Center and the NYPD, for their compassion, kindness and great care,” said the statement.


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

NTSB Finds No Engine Failure In East River Helicopter Crash

The investigators found no metal particles on a magnetic monitoring device inside the helicopter’s engine that could have indicated damage, said National Transportation Safety Board member Mark Rosekind.


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.”


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.