Tourist Helicopter Crashes into NYC River, Kills 1

A woman was killed this afternoon after a tourist helicopter on a sightseeing tour sputtered out of control and crashed into the East River shortly after taking off and attempting to land, authorities said.Four people, including the pilot, survived, police said.The passengers -- all tourists from England -- were on a sightseeing tour.Two survivors could be seen clinging from the chopper's landing gear as divers swam towards them, while a third was spotted trying to swim to shore.

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