- A helicopter crashed into New York City’s Hudson River on Wednesday.
- The pilot, who was the helicopter’s only occupant, was not injured.
- BNO News tweeted a video taken by a bystander that shows the moment the helicopter crashed.
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A helicopter crashed into New York City’s Hudson River on Wednesday.
The pilot, who was the helicopter’s only occupant, was not injured, the New York Fire Department confirmed. The ferry company New York Waterway said in a press release that one of its boats rescued the pilot around 1:20 p.m.
A Blade representative said the helicopter, which featured a Blade logo, was being operated by one of the company’s third-party operators, though it was not flying for Blade at the time of the crash.
BNO News tweeted a video taken by a bystander that shows the moment the helicopter crashed. In the video, the helicopter spins for about 10 seconds before hitting the water. The person shooting the video turns the camera away from the incident after the crash.
You can watch the full video below:
WATCH: Bystander captures the moment a helicopter crashes into New York’s Hudson River; the pilot survived pic.twitter.com/0bIoHanvPL
— BNO News (@BNONews) May 15, 2019
Watch the terrifying moment a helicopter crashed into New York City's Hudson River