Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 10:55 AM ET

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National Audio 10:55 AM ET

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NAT077 - (US-NYC-Helicopter-Crash) (NOTE LENGTH) NEW YORK. x-06s. The pilot was the lone survivor of a helicopter crash in New York City's East River. All five passengers aboard were killed when the helicopter capsized after ditching in the water yesterday evening. Police and fire department divers had to remove the bodies of the passengers from tight harnesses while they were upside down. Eyewitness Cecila Scavarro describes how the helicopter hit the water. ("..just gone.") (SOURCE:The Associated Press)

TAG: The cause of the crash is still under investigation but in an emergency radio transmission the pilot can be heard saying "Mayday, mayday, mayday" and that he had engine failure.

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NAT078 - (US-NYC-Helicopter-Crash) NEW YORK. x-17s. A pilot who survived when his helicopter went down in Manhattan's East River, killing five passengers, said in an emergency radio transmission that he had engine failure. …

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