Helicopter goes down in New York's Hudson River after missing landing pad
| Megan Sheets For Dailymail.com
5/15/2019 3:44 PM EST
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A helicopter fell short of a landing pad in Manhattan and was submerged in the Hudson River on Wednesday afternoon, FDNY officials say.
The pilot, who was the only person on board the chopper, climbed out of the water soon after the crash.
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The aircraft equipped with flotation devices was pulled from the river soon after.
Emergency crews rushed to the scene near 12th Avenue and West 34th Street by land and by water to help recover the helicopter.
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No injuries were reported in the failed landing.
A witness to the crash told CBS: 'I was riding my bike to work, and you know, I see helicopters take off all the time from here and I heard kind of like a boom after one of them was taking off and...
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