- Associated Press - Monday, February 2, 2015

CARTHAGE, N.Y. (AP) - Police say a helicopter pilot and his passenger were able to walk away from a crash on a frozen northern New York river.

The Jefferson County sheriff’s office tells the Watertown Daily Times that (https://bit.ly/1BTywhV ) the two-seat helicopter crash landed Sunday afternoon on a frozen section of the Black River, east of Watertown.

Pilot Gary Johnson of Carthage and passenger Michael Rohr were able to climb from the wreckage and walk across the ice to a nearby road.

Police say the pair was taking a “pleasure ride.” The cause of the accident was under investigation.

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