There's Been A Helicopter Crash In NYC's East River And One Woman Has Died

Just breaking now from New York Post.

There’s been a helicopter crash in NYC’s east river.

It’s near the FDR drive and 34th.

You can watch live rescue efforts here.

According to Clusterstock’s Julia LaRoche, who is on site, all bodies have been retrieved. 4 bodies have been rescued and pulled out. 2 have serious injuries. They did chest compressions on one of the injured, she says. One woman died in the accident.

She says:

An eye witness, Carlos Acevado, saw the helicopter spin out of control. Said it sank fast. Heard engine struggling.

More details as we get them.

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