EDGEWATER, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A helicopter made an emergency landing near the Hudson River on Friday.

The Bell B-407 helicopter landed in an empty lot in Edgewater, two miles south of the George Washington Bridge.

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The pilot of the chopper reported an emergency light came on, indicating there was a problem with the tail rotor.

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The chopper had taken off from the downtown Manhattan heliport on the East Side.

Five people were on board. An FAA spokesperson says no one was hurt.

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The company, Helicopter Flight Services, says it’s working with the appropriate state and federal authorities.

CBSNewYork Team