Dallas Firefighter, WFAA-TV Intern Among Dead In New York City Helicopter Crash

Dallas firefighter Brian McDaniel and former Business Insider journalist, Trevor Cadigan, were among five people killed when a helicopter crash in Manhattan’s East River on Sunday night.

McDaniel was a firefighter at Station 36. Cadigan was a video journalist who graduated from Bishop Lynch and SMU and worked in New York. Cadigan’s interened and his father currently works for WFAA-TV.

Cadigan, 26, worked for Business Insider in New York after attending SMU and majoring in journalism.

A pilot, Richard Vance, who survived when his helicopter went down in New York City’s East River, killing five passengers, said in an emergency radio transmission that the aircraft’s engine had failed.
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