NTSB: Overloading, Pilot Error Caused Fatal 2011 East River Helicopter CrashThree people suffered fatal injuries when the helicopter plunged into the East River shortly after takeoff the 34th Street helipad on Oct. 4, 2011.
Report: Tour Helicopter That Crashed Into East River Was Too HeavyA 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.
Third Victim Of East River Helicopter Crash Passes Away SundayHarriet 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.
Second Female Passenger Aboard Doomed East River Chopper DiesBellevue Hospital has confirmed Helen Tamaki, the other female passenger during last week’s helicopter crash in the East River, died Tuesday night.
Pilot In East River Helicopter Crash Recounts Details With ColleaguesPaul Dudley told his colleagues "I don't know why, I just know it happened very, very fast."
Detailed Examination Of Fatal East River Helicopter Crash Under WayNTSB 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.