BREAKING: Helicopter reportedly crashes into building on 7th Ave. in Times Square area of Manhattan.
Posted by FOX 5 / Fox5NY.com on Monday, June 10, 2019
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News reports of one person dead after a helicopter crashed, possibly on landing, on top of a Manhattan high rise at 787 7th Avenue near 51st Street. There was a report of fire after the crash. Early report from officials is that there is no indication of terrorism being involved.
Crews are responding to a helicopter crash on a building in Midtown Manhattan.
The incident was reported Monday in the 700 block of 7th Avenue near 51st Street around 2 p.m.
The FDNY said the chopper crash-landed onto the building.
UPDATE: Authorities confirm one death in helicopter crash on building in Midtown… BREAKING: Authorities are investigating reports that a helicopter hit a building in Midtown Manhattan. Updates: https://7ny.tv/2Wt9iFO
Posted by ABC7NY on Monday, June 10, 2019
787 7th ave, #midtown NYC. We’re 1 block south. 20 mins ago there was a loud sound like a too-low #helicopter & I looked up and saw sheet of flame on roof and then smoke. News reports saying helicopter/small plane crash onto roof which would be consistent with what I heard/saw. pic.twitter.com/swY3ksLskH
— Lance Koonce (@LHKoonce) June 10, 2019