8-Dec-2022 Source: HeliHub.com
An NYPD detective recently fell from a Bell 429 helicopter after grabbing a rapelling rope that was not correctly secured. The incident happened on a training exercise at the NYPD Academy in Queens on the afternoon of 1st December. The detective Thursday afternoon, and “snapped his leg in half,” police said.
A video of the fall can be viewed on the New York Post website here.