This afternoon President Obama arrived in the city for the United Nations General Assembly, which begins today. Marine One and its escort happened to fly over the Brooklyn Bridge just minutes after a suicidal man had been coaxed down from the ledge. Alternative headline: FLYING OBAMA GIVES SUICIDAL MAN HOPE!

We were on the bridge as the dramatic scene unfolded and happened to catch the helicopters fly over as they made their way to the Downtown Manhattan Heliport. Click through for an up-close glimpse at POTUS' slick ride.

Update: We're told these helicopters were not, in fact, Marine One, but rather transportation for the President's staff and WH Press Corps. Still, we'd like to think that some Obamamojo helped resolved the situation anyhow.