US: Nearly six people died after a helicopter crashed on Sunday in New York City’s East River. At Least three people are in critical situation.
The pilot saved himself and was evacuated and in good circumstance. Currently, he is in hospital for surveillance. The incident occurred at about 7 p.m. near the northern end of Roosevelt Island. The probe is currently in process.
The National Transportation Safety Board stated, “Its exploratory team would reach on Monday.”
At the time of operation, the helicopter was in inverted position and below 40-degree Fahrenheit water temperatures. “The travelers were tightly tied and the harnesses had to be cut and detached to save them from helicopter, New York Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro stated.
The photographs of the incident have gone viral on the social media. It shows three people evacuated by rescue divers on stretchers ahead of 9 pm.
The U.S. Coast Guard also sent three boats to evacuate the people.
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