NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo's helicopter makes emergency landing in Orange County

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Thursday, January 12, 2017
(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
AP Photo/Richard Drew-AP

NEW WINDSOR, New York (WABC) -- A helicopter carrying New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and aides made an emergency landing at Stewart Airport in Orange County on Wednesday afternoon.

Sources tell Eyewitness News that the helicopter filled with fumes at 4:00 p.m. while carrying the governor and a few aides back to New York City.

Governor Cuomo had just delivered a state of the state address in Albany.

The pilot landed the helicopter at Stewart Airport without incident.

It was apparently caused by an equipment malfunction.

No one was injured.

A short time later, Gov. Cuomo posted this message on social media: