Drudge has the story……
Looks like terrorism to Flap although it is being reported as NOT.
A temporary flight restriction has now been ordered for a 1 mile radius.
NORAD: Fighters have been dispatched to area and to patrol all major American cities as a precaution.
FAA: all three NYC Area Airports operating normally.
At least two people dead.
This image from television shows fire and smoke after a small plane crashed into a high-rise on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, police said Wednesday Oct. 11, 2006.
A small aircraft crashed into a high-rise on the Upper East Side on Oct. 11, 2006, setting off a fire and startling New Yorkers, police said. There were conflicting reports on whether the aircraft was a small plane or a helicopter.
NYC Reports: Plane registered to Yankee Pitcher Cory Lidle
US INTEL OFFICIALS: NO sign of terrorism
Fox News is reporting that New York Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle was on the plane and is dead.
A small plane with New York Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle aboard crashed into a 50-story condominium tower Wednesday on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, killing at least four people and raining flaming debris on sidewalks, authorities said.
NYC Mayor Bloomberg will have a news conference shortly.