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5 Passengers Dead, Pilot Survives In New York City Helicopter Crash

Police and firefighters respond to a helicopter crash into New York City's East River on Saturday evening that left two people dead and three others critically injured. Source: Dimitrios Kambouris

Updated at 2:20 a.m. ET on Monday

A helicopter carrying six people crashed into New York City's East River on Sunday evening, killing all five passengers, while the pilot managed to escape.

"The pilot Sunday night.

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