A helicopter believed to be carrying several people crashed in New York City’s East River on Sunday night and rescues were underway, according to multiple reports.
@cnn @FoxNews just witnessed a helicopter crash into the East River .. hope everyone’s ok. Caught it all on tape! pic.twitter.com/saHOMTLR69
— JJ Magers (@JJmagers) March 11, 2018
The New York Post described the chopper as a “tour helicopter,” and reported it plunged into the river near Gracie Mansion. The helicopter is a Eurocopter AS350, PIX 11 reported, citing the FAA. It’s reportedly upside down in the river. – Fox News
Featured image of a man looking out at the East River in East River Park in Manhattan by By David Shankbone (Own work) [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.