Helicopter Makes Hard Landing on Roof of Midtown Manhattan Skyscraper

A helicopter flying in wind and rain made a hard landing that jolted a 54-story skyscraper in midtown Manhattan Monday afternoon.

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Lance Koonce
Smoke billow over the roof of a 54-story midtown Manhattan skyscraper after a helicopter made a hard landing on Monday, June 10, 2019, in New York.
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FDNY
Photo shows the scene of the helicopter crash at 787 7th Ave in Manhattan.
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FDNY
Photo shows the scene of the helicopter crash at 787 7th Ave in Manhattan.
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CJ Cervantes
Employees evacuate the AXA Equitable Center on Seventh Avenue after a helicopter crash-landed on its roof and caught on fire on June 10, 2019.
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JOhannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images
Onlookers take pictures on Seventh Avenue after a helicopter crash-landed on top of a building in midtown Manhattan in New York on June 10, 2019.
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FlightAware.com
The Agusta A109E helicopter seen in this photo provided by Flight Aware made an emergency landing on the roof of a skyscraper in midtown Manhattan before it caught on fire on June 10, 2019.
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AFP/Getty Images
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio addresses the media after a helicopter crash-landed on top of a high-rise in midtown Manhattan in New York on June 10, 2019. The crash started a fire, killing one person.
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Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images
A firefighter looks up near a building where a helicopter crash-landed in midtown Manhattan in New York on June 10, 2019.
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Benno Schwinghammer/picture alliance via Getty Images
Police and emergency responders report to the scene of a helicopter crash on a skyscraper in midtown Manhattan on June 10, 2019. One person died in the crash.
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NYC Mayor's Office
From left: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill and FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro gather for a briefing on June 10, 2019, in New York. A helicopter crash-landed on the roof of a midtown skyscraper just blocks from Times Square, killing at least one person.
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Mark Lennihan/AP
Firefighters respond to the scene where a helicopter crash-landed on the roof of a midtown Manhattan skyscraper, Monday, June 10, 2019, in New York.
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Mark Lennihan/AP
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, center, walks near the scene where a helicopter was reported to have crash landed on top of a building in midtown Manhattan, Monday, June 10, 2019, in New York.
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Haley Hunt/NBC
Police evacuate bystanders at 51st and Seventh Avenue in midtown Manhattan after a helicopter crash-landed on the roof of a skyscraper on June 10, 2019.
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Cristian Arroyo Santiago/NBC
Police and first responders clear the streets of Manhattan after a helicopter crash-landed at the AXA Equitable Center in midtown Manhattan on June 10, 2019.
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Mark Lennihan/AP
New York firefighters respond to the scene where a helicopter was reported to have crash landed on top of a building in midtown Manhattan, Monday, June 10, 2019, in New York.
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Mark Lennihan/AP
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, center, and first responders walk near the scene where a helicopter was reported to have crash landed on top of a building in midtown Manhattan, Monday, June 10, 2019, in New York.
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Shahrzad Elghanayan/NBC
Firefighters and emergency responders rush to 7th Avenue after a helicopter made a hard landing on the roof of a midtown Manhattan skyscraper on June 10, 2019, in New York.
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Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images
Police guard a street after a helicopter crash-landed on top of a building in midtown Manhattan in New York on June 10, 2019.
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New York police officers monitor the streets near 51st Street and 7th Avenue, Monday, June 10, 2019, in New York, where a helicopter was reported to have crash landed on top of a building in midtown Manhattan.
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Mark Lennihan/AP
Mist and smoke cover the top of a building near 51st Street and 7th avenue Monday, June 10, 2019, in New York, where a helicopter was reported to have crash landed on top of the roof of a building in midtown Manhattan.
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