A KOMO-TV news helicopter crashed just outside of its station near the Seattle Space Needle on Tuesday morning, the Associated Press reported.
The chopper was attempting to land when it smashed into the side of the building. At least two people are dead after both the helicopter and several cars below exploded in the crash, according to the Seattle Times.
This just happened pic.twitter.com/uI2acbafHm
— Meelz (@meelataruc) March 18, 2014
A news helicopter has crashed in Seattle, near the Space Needle. Two have died from this: http://t.co/flYHNW0NnJ pic.twitter.com/79XEuTmM9e
— FOX 11 Los Angeles (@myfoxla) March 18, 2014
2 DOAs at helicopter crash scene near space needle. pic.twitter.com/JwhBs2nYUF
— Seattle Fire Dept (@SeattleFire) March 18, 2014
#BREAKINGNEWS News helicopter crashed and burned beside Space Needle in Seattle (via @komonews) pic.twitter.com/JJKWkTXx4w
— ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7) March 18, 2014
A helicopter appears to have crashed into two cars just outside the Space Needle. Massive police and fire response. pic.twitter.com/PPm8WfAVFF
— Brian M. Rosenthal (@brianmrosenthal) March 18, 2014
MT @ABC: JUST IN: Seattle Police: A helicopter has crashed near the Space Needle: pic.twitter.com/naeiqcWWIH
— ABC Action News (@abcactionnews) March 18, 2014