Update: Helicopter crash-lands on Midtown NYC office building, 1 killed.

MIDTOWN, Manhattan — Crews are responding to a helicopter crash on a building in Midtown Manhattan. The incident was reported in the 700 block of 7th Avenue near 51st...

MIDTOWN, Manhattan — Crews are responding to a helicopter crash on a building in Midtown Manhattan.

The incident was reported in the 700 block of 7th Avenue near 51st Street around 2 p.m.

7th Avenue was closed between 51st and 52nd Street.

Helicopter crashes into roof of Midtown NYC building
The aircraft crash landed on the roof of the building on 51st St. between Sixth and Seventh Ave’s about 1:50 p.m. (Colter Hettich / New York Daily News)

A helicopter crashed into the roof of a Midtown building Monday.

The aircraft crash landed on the roof of the building on 51st St. between Sixth and Seventh Aves. about 1:50 p.m.

A fire broke out immediately after the crash on the roof, which was not equipped with a helicopter landing pad, law enforcement sources said.

There was one person injured in the crash, sources said.

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Evacuation in Midtown West. 51st Street and 6th Ave near Radio City Music Hall and Rockefeller Centre.

We felt a jolt in our building and shortly after got the instruction to evacuate.

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Buildings in the Midtown area were evacuated by police and FDNY, creating crowds on the streets at the already busy lunchtime hour.

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