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Offline juleman

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Helicopter? Sat 4:20-?am
« on: April 04, 2020, 04:39:58 AM »
Who else is hearing this helicopter? Any ideas?  It started at 4:20 and is still hovering at close to 4:40am.  I live right near St. Joan of Arc.

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Re: Helicopter? Sat 4:20-?am
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2020, 06:00:36 AM »
Citizen says incident at 34th Ave and 89th St and helicopter reported, no other details.

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Re: Helicopter? Sat 4:20-?am
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2020, 06:03:01 AM »
Sorry, 35th Ave.

Offline the80s

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Re: Helicopter? Sat 4:20-?am
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2020, 03:13:37 PM »
This was crazy. So loud, and lasted for so long. Any more information on what the "incident" was?

Offline Donna

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Re: Helicopter? Sat 4:20-?am
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2020, 03:33:27 PM »
Between the sirens 24 hours of the day and this helicopter last nite, I thought I was in a MASH unit. Haven't slept in days.

Offline SimoneB

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Re: Helicopter? Sat 4:20-?am
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2020, 02:06:13 AM »
Anyone hearing it now? It’s 2:05am, does anyone know what is happening?

Offline dd_nyc

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Re: Helicopter? Sat 4:20-?am
« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2020, 02:30:38 AM »
Woke me up the other day. Woke me up at 2am. Flew away... now it's back. What is going on and do we really need this roaring over our buildings?

Offline buzz

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Re: Helicopter? Sat 4:20-?am
« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2020, 02:33:20 AM »
Second night 4/6 at 2:30 annd back again.  I think they are airlifting patients?

Offline jhhw

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Re: Helicopter? Sat 4:20-?am
« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2020, 02:44:14 AM »
I never post... but these helicopters are really unnerving. I placed a noise complaint with the port authority (not sure if that actually does anything) ...I guess the airlifting of patients makes sense though.

Offline dd_nyc

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Re: Helicopter? Sat 4:20-?am
« Reply #9 on: April 06, 2020, 02:48:29 AM »
Security for the Mayor or airlifting patients over Elmhurst hospital. They take a very long time for the latter.  And they're back for the third time this hour.

If I knew it was for patients I'd learn to live with it.

Offline JHHD

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Re: Helicopter? Sat 4:20-?am
« Reply #10 on: April 06, 2020, 02:51:36 AM »
It's just hovering over different parts of the neighborhood. I think it's a NYPD patrol/deterrent against possible nightlife (of which there isn't any) or commercial burglaries in the area.

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Re: Helicopter? Sat 4:20-?am
« Reply #11 on: April 06, 2020, 02:53:58 AM »
They're really not helping. There they are a fourth time. I wonder if 311 noise complaint would do anything about this?

Offline juleman

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Re: Helicopter? Sat 4:20-?am
« Reply #12 on: April 06, 2020, 03:25:39 AM »
Woke me up this morning (Mon 4/6) at 1:55, hovered (near St Joan of Arc) til 2:14.  I thought it had left, then back again at 2:25.  Baby is up and crying.  I think I still hear it, though it is faint -- seemed to "drive around" from 2:25-3am.  Psychological torture.  I'll call everyone I can think of tomorrow -- please everyone do the same.  Really really awful.

Offline Heightsman

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Re: Helicopter? Sat 4:20-?am
« Reply #13 on: April 06, 2020, 08:48:27 AM »
Hi I heard for the first time last night. I'm neat St. Joan of Ark as well and it sounded like it hovering right above my building. Rather scary when it wakes one up at 2AM.
Whatever the reason I would like to know why this is happening during these hours.

Offline Liz

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Re: Helicopter? Sat 4:20-?am
« Reply #14 on: April 06, 2020, 09:00:57 AM »
I heard it too and I saw it -  really was right above.  It was there a long time.  I'd like to know why too. 

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Re: Helicopter? Sat 4:20-?am
« Reply #14 on: April 06, 2020, 09:00:57 AM »