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The deadly rooftop crash-landing of a helicopter in the heart of New York City in rain and fog on Monday raised immediate questions about whether the pilot, the lone fatality, violated rules governing midtown Manhattan's tightly restricted airspace.

The crash at the building on Seventh Avenue, a few blocks south of Central Park, occurred around 1:45 p.m.

The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement that the aircraft was an Agusta A109E, a twin-engine, lightweight helicopter.

"There were hundreds of people and I would say dozens of emergency vehicles as well surrounding the perimeter of the building", she recalls.

The New York helicopter crash sparked a fire in the office building.

"There was a helicopter that made a forced landing, emergency landing, or landed on the roof of the building for one reason or another", Cuomo said.

According to Mayor Bill de Blasio, there is no helicopter landing pad on the roof of the AXA Equitable tower at 787 Seventh Avenue where the aircraft crashed.

The pilot who was killed when his privately-owned helicopter crashed into a skyscraper in Manhattan, on Monday afternoon, has been named as 58-year-old Tim McCormack, from the Hudson Valley, in upstate NY.

The New York Police Department has asked people to avoid the area amid an ongoing police investigation.

The pilot was identified by his employer late Monday as Tim McCormack, according to The Associated Press.

O'Neill said he may have been heading back to the helicopter's home base, in Linden, New Jersey, having dropped off his boss in the city.

American Continental Properties, a real estate company founded by Italian-born investor Daniele Bodini, said McCormack had flown for the company for the past five years.

He said the cause was unknown but that there was no indication the crash was an "act of terrorism". He crashed 11 minutes after, at 1:43 pm.

"I didn't see it, but I felt it", Douglas said.

Annelise Jung, 60, an expo manager on vacation from Switzerland, said the crash conjured up memories of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the United States.

In 2016, bowing to complaints about noise and air pollution, the city reached a deal with Manhattan's helicopter sightseeing tour operators to cut the number of their flights by half. People who were in the building said they felt the building shake. "We don't know what caused the helicopter to land on top of the building but the people in the building itself, nobody has been hurt".

McCormack has been a firefighter with the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department since 1994, serving as chief for 10 year. Reached by telephone, LeAnn Holsapple, the office manager for CommonWealth, said the company had "no comment at this time".

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