News Helicopter Crashes By Seattle Space Needle (PHOTOS)

March 18, 2014 11:36 a.m.

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.

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