Helicopter crashes on Manhattan rooftop

Left, Tim McCormack and a picture of an Agusta A109E, the aircraft he was flying when he crashed into a Manhattan rooftop.

A helicopter belonging to American Continental Properties in New York, USA crashed earlier today when the pilot attempted a rooftop landing.

CNN reported that the resulting rooftop blaze took 30 minutes to extinguish according to firefighters on the scene.

Tim McCormack, the pilot, who has flown for the company for 5 years is reported as the only fatality.

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