helicopter crash

Courtesy of the East Clinton Volunteer Fire Department

The pilot who was killed when his helicopter crashed on the roof of a midtown Manhattan skyscraper amid heavy clouds and rain Monday has been identified. He was from Dutchess County.

Bell 222 Helicopter similar to the one that crashed in Orange County.
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Authorities are investigating a helicopter crash that happened Saturday afternoon in Orange County.

A helicopter crashed north of Plattsburgh Tuesday afternoon.

A military helicopter clipped a control tower at a former Air Force base in central New York, injuring one passenger.

At least two people were killed today in London when a helicopter struck a tall crane, exploded and came crashing to the ground in a ball of fire.

Reporting from London, NPR's Philip Reeves tells our Newscast Desk that "the wreckage landed close to a very busy commuter station at Vauxhall, and not far from a rail line running into Waterloo. ... Several cars caught fire."