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5.4.04

WNBC helicopter crashes in Brooklyn

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While on a routine assignment in New York City, Chopper 4, WNBC-TV's helicopter, fell from the sky and onto a rooftop on Tuesday evening.

It crashed into one apartment building in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, and then the pilot somehow managed to land on another rooftop.

Three people were aboard at the time, a pilot, a photographer and a reporter.

All three are in the hospital, the pilot is in critical condition.

Reporter Andrew Torres and the photographer are in stable condition.

Staff Report

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