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NYC SCARE: SMALL PLANE CRASHES INTO HIGH-RISE ON UPPER EAST SIDE

REPORT: 'FIXED WING AIRCRAFT' FLIES INTO BUILDING E. 72ND STREET AT YORK, NEAR EAST RIVER... FDNY REPORTS 'PEOPLE TRAPPED'... STOCKS DIVE ON NEWS... DEVELOPING...

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.

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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.

More photos here.

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.

AP: Yankee Cory Lidle on NYC plane; 4 killed

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.