Five dead after tourist helicopter crash in New York
Five people have now died after their helicopter crashed into New York City’s East River.
Two died on the scene, while three who were taken to hospital in a critical condition did not survive.
The pilot, and only survivor, managed to free himself and escape.
Look at the shocking footage below
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The chopper had been hired out for a private photo shoot when, in a mayday call, the pilot reportedly said it was experiencing engine failure.