MANHATTAN - Officials have confirmed that a woman was killed after a helicopter crashed earlier today in the waters off New York City. Police say the private chopper went down in the East River shortly after taking off from a helipad at 34th street. Officials say the pilot and three other passengers were rescued. They say two of the passengers are in critical condition, one is stable and the pilot is unharmed. Dive teams recovered the woman's body from the water. The crash is still under investigation.Chopper raised out of NYC river after deadly crash