New York helicopter crash: Five killed in East River accident reportedly due to accidental fuel shut off

New York helicopter crash: Five killed in East River accident reportedly due to accidental fuel shut offFive people are dead after a chartered helicopter crashed into New York’s East River, and federal agencies are investigating the incident. The helicopter’s pilot – the only survivor after the helicopter crashed into the chilly waters that separate Manhattan and Brooklyn – told investigators that the incident may have been caused by a passenger’s piece of luggage. The helicopter is owned by Liberty Helicopters, and was chartered for a private photo shoot when it went down.




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