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Two dead in chopper crash in New York

IANS  |  Washington 

A helicopter crashed in New York City's on Sunday, killing at least two people, according to police.

"A helicopter earlier this evening descended into the near East 90 St.," said the (NYPD) on

Eric Phillips, a spokesman for Mayor Bill de Blasio, said on that there was "at least one survivor, at least two fatalities. Divers are still in the water."

The Federal Administration said the Eurocopter AS350 went down near the northern end of and was reported to be upside-down in the water, reported.

The Fire Department tweeted that its members were with police at the location near 91st Street in Manhattan.



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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 07:32 IST