Helicopter Crash in the East River; Five Dead
26-02 1st St, Long Island City, NY 11102, USA | 2018-Mar-11
Initial Notification: On March 11, 2018, the USCG Sector New York notified the NOAA SSC about a sightseeing helicopter that crashed into the East River, Manhattan, New York. USCG inquired about weather forecast and strategy for addressing jet fuel discharge from helicopter.
|Products of concern:||JP-5|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||150 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||40° 46.71′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||73° 56.34′ West|