Westchester Knicks employee among helicopter crash victims

<p>The team has confirmed that Tristan Hill was onboard the helicopter Sunday.</p>

News 12 Staff

Mar 13, 2018, 10:45 AM

Updated 2,314 days ago

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A Westchester Knicks employee was among the five people killed in a helicopter crash in the East River on Monday.
The team has confirmed that Tristan Hill was onboard the helicopter Sunday.
Hill worked as a basketball operations assistant. 
The pilot was taking five people on a photo tour of the city when the chopper crashed. All five passengers died, the pilot survived.
He told investigators that a passenger's bag might have hit an emergency switch that cuts off fuel to the engine. The NTSB is working to determine the exact cause.


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