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A piece of luggage may have caused deadly NY helicopter crash

13 March 2018

US investigators probing a deadly helicopter crash in New York City's East River want to speak with the pilot who warned of engine failure before the chartered aircraft crashed into the icy water, killing all five passengers.

'One of the most hard parts of the operation, we're told, was the five people, besides the pilot, were all tightly harnessed, ' said Commissioner Nigro.

The strap on a passenger's bag may have triggered a helicopter crash that killed five passengers in New York City, the sole survivor has said. The helicopter was upside-down and submerged when emergency responders reached it, authorities said. The floats are supposed allow a helicopter to stay upright, rather than overturning and submerging.

Sunday's crash killed all five passengers.

A helicopter with divers and a second harbor unit boat were also at the scene by 7:16 p.m., the official said.

The FAA hasn't commented on Schumer's suggestion.

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A helicopter crashed into the East River in New York City on Sunday night.

McDaniel was visiting Cadigan, who had recently finished an internship at the Business Insider news site. It ended a few weeks ago.

McDaniel's longtime friend Trevor Cadigan, also 26, was one of the others who died. Howard did not know whether the helicopter trip was in any way related to his work as a video journalist.

The aircraft was owned by Liberty Helicopters.

The pilot was experiencing engine failure just before he lost control, sources said. The pilot had been able to slip out of the restraining device. All five passengers died.

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The helicopter belonged to Liberty Helicopters, a company based in New York City that specializes in aerial tours and contracting for photography.

The passengers who died included Dallas Fire-Rescue Officer Brian McDaniel, 26, his high school friend Trevor Cadigan, 26, a journalist who hailed from Dallas but had recently moved to NY; and Carla Vallejos Blanco, 29, a tourist from Argentina, according to its consulate. McDaniel, 26, had been with the department since May 2016.

NY officials said the charter helicopter was hired for a photo shoot. "These agencies have asked us to respect the investigative process by referring all press inquiries to them for any further comment".

The AP reported that one person was rescued by a tugboat on the scene.

The charter helicopter was hired for a photo shoot.

The passengers had chartered the helicopter from Liberty Helicopters for a private photo shoot.

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Watching the helicopter go down in the East River, veteran pilot Bill Richards says it was a textbook touch-down. "Engine failure. We've got an engine failure over the East River". It added that the National Transportation Safety Board would lead the investigation.

A piece of luggage may have caused deadly NY helicopter crash