At 2pm the FDNY responded to a helicopter crash occurred at 787 Seventh Avenue, which is located between West 51st and West 52nd streets, at the north end of Times Square. The pilot is dead, but it seems others escaped what could have been a tragedy. There was a fire on the roof, but it is out.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House, is located across the street from the crash.
@SirVontezII my building at 49th and 6th just got an announcement over the loudspeakers about this!
A spokeswoman for the New York Police Department stated the number of possible injuries is unknown.
The city issued an emergency notification saying to expect road closures and the presence of emergency personnel at Seventh Avenue and West 51st Street.