Tour helicopter makes emergency landing after bird strike

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MANHATTAN (PIX11) -- A bird struck a tour helicopter over the Hudson River Friday afternoon, forcing the chopper to make an emergency landing at a heliport but injuring none of the 7 people on board, including the pilot.

Helicopter Flight Services confirms to PIX11 News that the helicopter was forced to land at 2:45 p.m. after a bird went through the windshield as the craft flew over the Hudson River at North Hudson Park.

The chopper made an emergency landing at the West 30th Street heliport.