A helicopter crashed into the Hudson River near 34th street in Manhattan on Wednesday afternoon, according to NBC New York.
MAYDAY: Video shows a helicopter going into a tailspin, before it goes down into New York City’s Hudson River. The pilot – the only one on board – was safely rescued. https://t.co/j6FIsqgyLO pic.twitter.com/wgOBYekms1— ABC News (@ABC) May 15, 2019
It is unknown how many people were on board or which company operated the chopper, however there were no injuries reported.
Traffic cameras showed the helicopter tied to a bulkhead on the side of the river, supported by flotation devices.
The city's emergency management system blasted out an email warning people to expect road closures and a heavy emergency presence in the area of 12th Avenue and West 34th Street. No additional information was immediately available. -NBC New York
BREAKING:— Henry Rosoff (@HenryRosoff) May 15, 2019
First images of the helicopter that went down in the Hudson near 12th and 30th coming in now. pic.twitter.com/qHVn97ZmQg
You can sort of see the helicopter in the second pic. pic.twitter.com/DzlZakMAJL— JarekFA (@JarekFA) May 15, 2019