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News helicopter crashes in downtown Seattle, at least two dead

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SEATTLE -- A news helicopter crashed and burst into flames in downtown Seattle on Tuesday, killing two people on board and setting cars on fire in a popular tourist area near the Space Needle, police and fire officials said.

 

The chopper appears to have fallen to the street during an attempt to take off from a helipad atop a local television news station located a short distance from the Space Needle, Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore told reporters.

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