Helicopter Crashes in Yorktown

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – A helicopter crashed Friday evening in a field outside a private home in Yorktown.

According to Yorktown police, the chopper, which was carrying two passengers, crash-landed at 716 Kitchawan Road shortly after 6 p.m. 716 Kitchawan Road is the address of Kitchawan Farm.

None of the passengers on board was injured, and no one on the ground was hurt, police said.

Authorities said it was not known where the helicopter originated from or whether it was heading to the nearby helipad at IBM's T.J. Watson Research Center on Route 134 in Yorktown.

Police said investigators from the Federal Aviation Administration were en route to the site Friday evening.

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Very lucky that crashed in outside but bad news about crashed so they will investigate and find the issue.
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The IBM helipad is not built yet, so I'd say it is very unlikely it came from or was headed there.