FAA: NYC helicopter pilot had no instrument rating
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The helicopter pilot who crashed on to the roof of a New York City building was not licensed to fly in poor weather, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

The pilot, identified as Tim McCormack, died in the crash, law enforcement officials said.

"Pilots must have an instrument rating to fly in bad weather," an FAA spokeswoman said. "This pilot didn't have an instrument rating."

An instrument rating requires about 100 or more hours of additional training on top of basic pilot training, CNN...

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