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Helicopter Crashes Near Seattle Space Needle, Killing Two

KOMO(SEATTLE) -- Two people died in a helicopter crash in Seattle Tuesday morning after the chopper crashed just feet away from the iconic Space Needle.

A news chopper was engulfed in flames moments after it crashed, killing two and sending a third victim to the hospital in critical condition, according to the Seattle Fire Department.

Authorities said the helicopter crashed moments after liftoff.

Plumes of smoke engulfed the Space Needle shortly after the crash.

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