Plane Crashes Into Building At 71st & York

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Via WNBC.com:

NEW YORK &#151 A helicopter has crashed into a building on 71st and York on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, causing explosions. Flames could be seen coming out of the upper floors of the building. WNBC.com will provide more details as soon as they become available.

UPDATE: CNN says it was an “aircraft.”

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AP: “small plane.”

UPDATE #2: WNBC.com has now switched to “small aircraft.”

UPDATE #3: CNN.com reports it was a plane, and does not appear to be terrorism. One death has been reported. They also have the oddly-titled video:

(Watch the orange flames ravage the apartment — 1:50)

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