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WATCH: Video Shows Moment Helicopter Crashes Into Hudson River

A commuter helicopter crash-landed in New York's Hudson River yesterday. The pilot was alone in the helicopter when it went down and he survived the plunge.

Video shows the chopper traveling south about 100 feet above the water when it spins about 180 degrees as it quickly loses altitude.

A witness said,“It almost looked like he was turning. Then he started wobbling. You see him go down and the airbags pop out. You hear the propellers hit the water.”

The pilot made it out and was rescued by an NY Waterway ferry.

The National Transportation Safety Board said it will investigate the crash as an accident.