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Woah! Helicopter Went Down In The Hudson River Near Lincoln Tunnel!
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A helicopter went down into the Hudson River near 30th street and Lincoln Tunnel.
The pilot, 35-year old Eric Morales was the only one in the helicopter, and thankfully was rescued shortly after the crash.
According to reports a NY Waterway Ferry crew was responsible for Morales’s rescue. A second person on the helipad suffered minor injuries from the debris of the crash.
Take a look at some of the footage below:
We were the first units to arrive on scene of the helicopter in the Hudson River. #FDNY Firefighter Chris Morgan and I entered the helicopter in the water to make sure there were no additional passengers -FF Tim O'Neill, #Rescue1. Read more: https://t.co/TedcM8cCzN pic.twitter.com/1zU6ZYfiqp
— FDNY (@FDNY) May 15, 2019