Liberty Helicopters

Liberty Helicopters
Liberty Helicopters Sunday March 11, 2018
At 7:08pm local time, the Eurocopter AS350, in use for a doors-off tour, descended rapidly and hit the water in the East River in New York City. All five passengers onboard were killed. The pilot was the only survivor. The pilot claims a passenger's bag may have hit the emergency fuel shutoff button, which led to engine failure. The investigation into the accident is ongoing.

Crash Details

DateSunday March 11, 2018
LocationEast River, New York City
Passengers5
Crew1
Fatalities5
Survivors1
Aircraft TypeEurocopter AS350 Écureuil
OperatorLiberty Helicopters
RegistrationN350LH
Flight OriginDowntown Manhattan Heliport
Flight DestinationDowntown Manhattan Heliport

Recording

In the Media

East River, New York City
Liberty Helicopters
Eurocopter AS350 Écureuil
2018