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A helicopter has crashed into a high-rise building in midtown Manhattan, according to several media outlets.
The crash occurred atop the AXA Building at 787 7th Avenue, according to the New York City Fire Department.
The helicopter crashed on the roof of the building, a senior law enforcement official told The Daily Beast.
This is a breaking story. Check back for updates.
originally posted by: Sillyolme
a reply to: IAMTAT
Being reported as a hard landing with one injury.
So far no fatalities.
Helicopter traffic has been banned from landing on rooftops in the city since the seventies.
This guy was probably flying over the river and got into some kind of trouble.
originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: Wide-Eyes
No they couldn't have. A few maybe, but the heat and smoke would have made getting a helicopter on the roof incredibly dangerous if not impossible. Not to mention, IIRC the roof doors were kept locked.
If it had been possible they would have ignored the ban and done it.