News Helicopter Crashes Near Space Needle; 2 Dead

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(KING) 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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