Helicopter Crashes Into East River in NYC

October 4, 2011 Updated Oct 4, 2011 at 5:24 PM EDT

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Helicopter Crashes Into East River in NYC

October 4, 2011 Updated Oct 4, 2011 at 5:24 PM EDT

A female passenger was killed Tuesday and three others were injured when a helicopter crashed into the East River in New York City shortly after taking off from a nearby helipad, according to the New York Times.

According to the Times report, a police spokesman said the chopper "appeared to have some sort of trouble and tried to come back."

Read the New York Times story HERE.