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Helicopter Crashes Into East River In New York

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NEW YORK (AP) - Recovery workers on a boat have raised a helicopter's wreckage from New York City's East River following a deadly crash.

The chopper appeared outwardly intact as it was raised from the water and swung toward the vessel Tuesday evening.

Five people were on the chopper when it crashed shortly after taking off from a heliport on the riverbank not far from the United Nations headquarters in Manhattan. One passenger died.

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