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East River Helicopter Crash Kills 5 in New York; Pilot Survives

Five people were killed after a helicopter crashed into the East River off Manhattan on Sunday night, leaving only the pilot alive, the authorities said. The red helicopter was flying along a popular route for sightseers who want to view the Manhattan skyline. But witnesses said it was flying too fast and descending too quickly. From high-rise apartment buildings and parks along the river, they watched as the helicopter, losing altitude as if it were landing on solid ground, plunged into the… (www.nytimes.com) More...

Aireon Space-Based ADS-B -- Before vs After coverage over the North Atlantic

ADS-B flight tracking over the Atlantic before @AireonLLC space-based ADS-B. vs flight tracking over the Atlantic with 50% of the #Aireon network complete. #ProofIsInThePayload (twitter.com) More...


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