A helicopter has made an emergency landing in the Hudson River following an engine malfunction.
According to police, the helicopter landed upright in the water near 79th Street around noon and was drifting south.
“The helicopter pilot reported losing power,” NYPD deputy commissioner Paul Browne told 1010 WINS’ Gene Michaels.
Five people were in the small sightseeing helicopter when it went down, police said. According to authorities, the chopper lost power about 12 minutes into the flight.
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