Journalists React to News Helicopter Crash on Social Media

By R. Stickney
|  Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014  |  Updated 9:49 AM PDT
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Two people have been killed after a news helicopter crashed on top of at least three vehicles outside Seattle Center Tuesday morning and caught fire. A third person was taken to the hospital in critical condition.The crash happened next to Fisher Plaza, which is home to KOMO-TV. KOMO confirmed that it is their helicopter. Witnesses said the helicopter was trying to land when it tumbled to the ground.The helicopter was being used in a joint partnership between KOMO and KING 5.

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Two people have been killed after a news helicopter crashed on top of at least three vehicles outside Seattle Center Tuesday morning and caught fire. A third person was taken to the hospital in critical condition.The crash happened next to Fisher Plaza, which is home to KOMO-TV. KOMO confirmed that it is their helicopter. Witnesses said the helicopter was trying to land when it tumbled to the ground.The helicopter was being used in a joint partnership between KOMO and KING 5.

Two people were killed when a news helicopter for KOMO-TV crashed outside its station near the Seattle Space Needle, sending clouds of black smoke over the city during the morning rush hour.

WATCH: Helicopter Crashes Near Seattle Space Needle

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