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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said the 54-storey office building close to Times Square shook from the impact.
Governor Cuomo said the crash sparked a rooftop fire, which was brought under control. Some were evacuated from the tower, but none were hurt.
He said New Yorkers have “a level of PTSD from 9/11” when they hear news of an aircraft crash in Manhattan.
The pilot has been named by local media as Tim McCormack.
He was the only person aboard the Agusta A109E helicopter, said the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).news by BBC at technical guru
The incident happened at around 14:00 (18:00GMT) on a rainy and foggy Monday on Seventh Avenue.
Governor Cuomo said preliminary reports indicate there was no indication of foul play.
He told reporters at the scene: “There was a helicopter that made a forced landing, emergency landing, or landed on the roof of the building for one reason or another.