In Manhattan, New York, died on Monday, a helicopter on the roof of a skyscraper is hard. A man was killed, which is according to the authorities, presumably to the pilot.
reported In the working people, the building wobbled. In the building was injured, according to the Governor of the state of New York, Andrew Cuomo, however, no one. After the accident, a fire broke out, the fire Department, however, quickly was able to delete.
No clues on Terror
The causes of the accident were initially unclear. Apparently, the helicopter attempted an emergency landing on the roof of the 54-storey, 230-metre-high Axa Equitable Center, was killed, said Cuomo. There is no evidence that the helicopter could have been the target of an attack. “No signs of any Terrorist backgrounds,” said mayor Bill de Blasio at The time of the incident was in the US East coast metropolis of bad weather with rain and fog.
A Twitter course an alarming Video to show the helicopter shortly before the accident.
In the high-rise building on 7th Avenue in the Midtown part of Manhattan, among other things, the banks BNP Paribas and Citibank, have their headquarters. The building was evacuated. Eye-witness videos show from the roof of the skyscraper ascending column of smoke.
#BreakingNews: the New York Fire Department is responding to a report of a helicopter crash at a building in midtown Manhattan, @APpic.twitter.com/ES0ajV601r
— Alexander Heller (@AFXHeller) June 10, 2019
Donald Trump thanked the rescue workers
Nathan Hutton, the in 29. Floor of the building works, told the news Agency AFP: “We felt that the entire building was moving. We thought it was an earthquake or something.” Then the alarm system went off and security staff had asked the members present to leave the building via the stairs.
the panic broke out after the shield Hutton’s is not in the industrial sector. The screams did not, however, have been a “bit of nervousness”. The Exit of the building took half an hour.
U.S. President Donald Trump responded to the accident on Twitter to say: “I was informed about the helicopter accident in New York City,” he wrote. And further: “a Phenomenal amount of our GREAT volunteers.”
I have been briefed on the helicopter crash in New York City. Phenomenal job by our GREAT First Responders who are currently on the scene. THANK YOU for all you do 24/7/365! The Trump Administration stand ready should you need anything at all.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 10, 2019
sources: AFP, CNBC
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