LTU932 From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 13864 posts, RR: 51 Reply 9, posted (6 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 12553 times:
NEW YORK - An aircraft crashed into a high-rise apartment building on Manhattan's Upper East Side in New York City on Thursday, NBC News reported. There were conflicting reports about whether it was an airplane or a chopper.
LTBEWR From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 12329 posts, RR: 12 Reply 14, posted (6 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 12437 times:
Possible helicoptor, FAA says could be small general aircraft. Near east side Manhattan heliport. Hit building at 15th/16th floor of about a 25-30-story building. Fire on those 2-3 levels engulfing across several floors. Building hit 525 E. 76th Street, NYC, near York Avenue, near East River. Confirmed by FAA as a small plane or a helicoptor, possibly doing photo work. Some debris of a/c landed on E. 76th Street. No info as to casualties on the a/c or in the building or street, but now sign of any any casualties in building or street. Building fnear Hospital for Special Surgery and some apartments in building may for as to that hospital. Fire Department has reached the apartment and getting the fire under control. Weather cool, some haze/fog/mist.
Not believed to be any terror attack - only an accident.