Watch the terrifying moment a helicopter crashed into New York City's Hudson River

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A helicopter crashed in New York City's Hudson River on Wednesday.

A helicopter crashed into New York City's Hudson River on Wednesday.

The pilot, who was the helicopter's only occupant, was not injured, the New York Fire Department confirmed. The ferry company New York Waterway said in a press release that one of its boats rescued the pilot around 1:20 p.m.Advertisement

BNO News tweeted a video taken by a bystander that shows the moment the helicopter crashed. In the video, the helicopter spins for about 10 seconds before hitting the water. The person shooting the video turns the camera away from the incident after the crash.

You can watch the full video below:

 
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