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June 10, 2019

Helicopter Crashes Attempting to Land Atop Manhattan Building

Video coverage from CNN, CBS. Also embedded below.

More video at CNBC, as a commenter says he's blocked from watching the CNN feed.

To be honest, the video is crap. It's ground-level stuff. You just see some grey smoke atop the building, which is obscured by rainy haze.

The pilot has died.

The weather is poor in New York and the news media's helicopters are all grounded due to the weather. Why this helicopter was flying, we don't know.

Don't worry, I won't leave this at the top for long. I realize it's a pretty minor story -- apart from the dead man and his grieving family -- but... eh, it's briefly "grabby."


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