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Helicopter crashes in Seattle

<p>Firefighters investigate the crash of a KOMO News helicopter, which killed KOMO news photographer Bill Strothman and pilot Gary Fitzner near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014.  REUTERS/David Ryder</p>

Firefighters investigate the crash of a KOMO News helicopter, which killed KOMO news photographer Bill Strothman and pilot Gary Fitzner near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

Firefighters investigate the crash of a KOMO News helicopter, which killed KOMO news photographer Bill Strothman and pilot Gary Fitzner near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

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<p>Wreckage is pictured where a television news helicopter crashed near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder</p>

Wreckage is pictured where a television news helicopter crashed near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

Wreckage is pictured where a television news helicopter crashed near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

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<p>Wreckage of a KOMO news helicopter which crashed is pictured near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder</p>

Wreckage of a KOMO news helicopter which crashed is pictured near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

Wreckage of a KOMO news helicopter which crashed is pictured near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

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<p>Authorities remove a body from the wreckage of a KOMO News helicopter crash near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder</p>

Authorities remove a body from the wreckage of a KOMO News helicopter crash near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

Authorities remove a body from the wreckage of a KOMO News helicopter crash near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

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<p>KOMO news photographer Peter Mongillo gets a hug while covering the crash of his own news station's helicopter, which killed KOMO news photographer Bill Strothman and pilot Gary Fitzner near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder</p>

KOMO news photographer Peter Mongillo gets a hug while covering the crash of his own news station's helicopter, which killed KOMO news photographer Bill Strothman and pilot Gary Fitzner near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014....more

KOMO news photographer Peter Mongillo gets a hug while covering the crash of his own news station's helicopter, which killed KOMO news photographer Bill Strothman and pilot Gary Fitzner near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

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<p>A KOMO news reporter speaks on camera near the wreckage of a crashed KOMO news helicopter and a car by the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder</p>

A KOMO news reporter speaks on camera near the wreckage of a crashed KOMO news helicopter and a car by the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

A KOMO news reporter speaks on camera near the wreckage of a crashed KOMO news helicopter and a car by the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

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<p>Wreckage is pictured where a television news helicopter crashed near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. The news helicopter crashed and burst into flames in downtown Seattle on Tuesday, killing KOMO News photographer Bill Strothman and pilot Gary Fitzner on board, and setting cars on fire in a popular tourist area near the Space Needle, police and fire officials said. REUTERS/David Ryder</p>

Wreckage is pictured where a television news helicopter crashed near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. The news helicopter crashed and burst into flames in downtown Seattle on Tuesday, killing KOMO News photographer Bill...more

Wreckage is pictured where a television news helicopter crashed near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. The news helicopter crashed and burst into flames in downtown Seattle on Tuesday, killing KOMO News photographer Bill Strothman and pilot Gary Fitzner on board, and setting cars on fire in a popular tourist area near the Space Needle, police and fire officials said. REUTERS/David Ryder

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<p>Seattle Mayor Ed Murray speaks to the media near the offices of KOMO News after a KOMO helicopter crashed by the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder</p>

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray speaks to the media near the offices of KOMO News after a KOMO helicopter crashed by the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray speaks to the media near the offices of KOMO News after a KOMO helicopter crashed by the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

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<p>Seattle Fire Department public information officer Kyle Moore addresses the media after a television news helicopter crashed near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder</p>

Seattle Fire Department public information officer Kyle Moore addresses the media after a television news helicopter crashed near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

Seattle Fire Department public information officer Kyle Moore addresses the media after a television news helicopter crashed near the Space Needle in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

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