May 15, 2019 Manhattan (AMN) – A U.S. Helicopter has crash landed into the Hudson River in Manhattan. The pilot on board was able to begin emergency landing procedures in order to land on the river as safely as possible and was immediately extracted from the aircraft by FDNY and NYPD. The accident occurred near the West Side Highway and the helicopter was dragged to the shoreline. The pilot was on his way to pickup passengers when the helicopter lost lift over the river.