Helicopter crashes into New York skyscraper, killing pilot

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The pilot of a helicopter who was killed in a crash-landing on a high-rise building in Manhattan had reported a problem and said he wanted to return to the heliport he had taken off from minutes earlier.The helicopter instead slammed into the roof of the building at 787 Seventh Avenue about 1:45pm Monday in fog and rain, 11 minutes after taking off from a heliport on the East River bound for New Jersey.The pilot radioed the East 34th Street heliport soon after taking off from there to report an…

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