- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 08, 2009
Time: c 12:00
Location: New York, New York
Operator: Liberty Helicopter Sightseeing Tours / Private
Flight #: ?
Route: Sightseeing / Teteboro - Ocean City, NJ
AC Type: Eurocopter AS-350BA / Piper PA-32R-300
Registration: N401lH / N71MC
cn / ln: 3059 / 32R-7680172
Aboard: 9   (passengers:7  crew:2)
Fatalities: 9   (passengers:7  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: Midair collision between a sightseeing helicopter and Piper Saratoga. Both aircraft fell into the Hudson River after colliding. The private plane approached and hit the the helicopter at almost a 90 degree angle. Both were flying VFR. Six killed on the helicopter and 3 aboard the private plane.
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