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Feds: Overloading, pilot error downed NY copter

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NEW YORK (AP) — Federal safety authorities say a fatal crash at a Manhattan heliport in 2011 was likely due to overloading and the pilot's failure to recover from an unexpected flight motion. Three people suffered fatal injuries when the helicopter plunged into the East River shortly after takeoff. The victims included a British woman, living in Australia, who was in New York to celebrate her...

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