Officials give update on deadly NYC helicopter crash

The cause of the crash is unclear.
1:23 | 06/10/19

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143 this afternoon. We received a call 911. That this. Helicopter. Had crashed on the roof of this building. Members are units local units responded with a little global warming and its members of the fire department members and police department make their way to the roof. We were able to put water on the on the wire quite quickly. Unfortunately we didn't quite a victim with the helicopter. Was the mayor stated we presume was the pilot that is the only victim. Of this crash the fire has been extinguished there was a us some amount of fuel leak which we've mitigated. And right now. The building is. Safely. Occupied the building management had begun. Complete evacuation of the building that was ongoing as we arrived and members of the fire department police department will remain on scene. Await the arrival that the SP. Turns we we think it was going back to its home airport in New Jersey but we're not sure against preliminary. Yes it does it TN August on temporary flight restriction Edwards we're checking into that Apatow and declared as a basis that. To go into that area by helicopter would need the approval of LaGuardia tower and we need to find out that happened or not here we do not know at this point.

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