BREAKING: Helicopter carrying several passengers crashes into Manhattan’s East River

UPDATE: Multiple fatalities in helicopter crash in New York City’s East River

Original story:

A helicopter has reportedly crashed in the East River in New York City, just near uptown Manhattan.

The helicopter, believed to be carrying several passengers, reportedly crashed at around 7 p.m. on Sunday night, according to a Newsday reporter who spoke to an FDNY spokesperson.

According to multiple eyewitness-based social media accounts, there have been people seen in the water near the helicopter, which reportedly went down near E. 89th and E. 90th street on the Upper East Side.

Rescue workers have reportedly responded to the crash.

Fox News is on the scene with live video:


This is a developing story. CrimeOnline will provide updates when more information becomes available.


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