Blade helicopter ride-share taxi crashes in New York

CNET | 5/15/2019 | Corinne Reichert
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Blade called the landing "safe," with the helicopter coming down on floats near the heliport.

"There were no passengers on board. The pilot was not injured and immediately exited the aircraft," Blade said.

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At the time, the helicopter taxi was being moved to the West Side Heliport to be refueled by Zip Aviation.

As there were no injuries, the incident won't be investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board, Blade said.

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All Blade services, which allow people to book by the seat, or charter or crowdsource a flight, are operating normally.

Both the New York City Fire Department and the NYPD had flagged the crash earlier on Wednesday.

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