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Helicopter crashes into skyscraper in New York city

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In New York, a helicopter crashed on the roof of a building, in the heart of new york city. According to local media, the pilot, lost their lives. He was the only person in it.

“We felt the building move,” says Zach Escalante, a computer programmer who is in the building, and worked at the New York Post.

Andrew Cuomo, the governor of New York, said that a helicopter had attempted an emergency landing at the tower on Seventh Avenue. It was a fire, but the fire was soon under control.

“When you hear that a plane and a building and hit it, then I think, what every New Yorker and then think,” he said, referring to the terrorist attacks of 9/11. According to him, there was no evidence of malicious intent.

The crash happened in the vicinity of Times Square. It’s going to be in the Axa Equitable Center, a 54-storey. The police continued to close off, in fear of falling debris.

At the time of the accident, it was raining in New York city. The clouds were hanging so low, that the tops of the skyscrapers were not visible.