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Gov. Cuomo's helicopter forced to make emergency landing

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers one of his State of the State addresses at SUNY Albany in Albany, N.Y., Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers one of his State of the State addresses at SUNY Albany in Albany, N.Y., Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. | Photo: AP Photo / Hans Pennink.

January 11, 2017 06:16 PM

NEWBURGH N.Y. - Governor Cuomo’s helicopter has been forced to make an emergency landing at Stewart Airport in Newburgh.

The governor's office says the state police helicopter started filling with smoke, so the pilot landed at Stewart Airport near Poughkeepsie.

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There were no injuries reported and the governor made it safely back to the city.

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