WATCH: NYPD Helicopter Makes Rooftop Rescue in Hurricane Sandy

Published:1:02 pm EDT, October 31, 2012| Updated:1:10 pm EDT, October 31, 2012|

An NYPD helicopter crew named for the cops killed on 9/11 rescued five adults and one child on Tuesday in heroic operations on Staten Island, where the flood waters of Hurricane Sandy trapped victims in their homes.

A riveting rescue by the crew of Helicopter 23 — after the 23 officers who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001 — is captured in this video from the insideNYPD YouTube channel.

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