NYC: Helicopter Crash-Lands on Roof


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Jul 4, 2016
Helicopter Crash-Lands on Roof of Midtown Manhattan High-Rise, 1 Dead: NYPD, Senior City Officials
Multiple city officials said there was no immediate indication of a criminal reason for the hard landing

A helicopter crash-landed on the roof of a 54-story office building in midtown Manhattan Monday, sparking a fire and killing at least one person, authorities say.

A call about the incident at the AXA Equitable Center on Seventh Avenue and West 51st Street came in shortly before 2 p.m. The NYPD confirmed the hard landing on the roof of 787 Seventh Avenue; it wasn't clear why the chopper would have tried to land there, nor was it clear who owned the chopper.

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