The former Towie star, 29, gave her older sister the expensive gift to celebrate her recently turning 30.
After Billie tearfully turned it down over her fear of heights and being “scared”, Sam said she was determined to get her sister “over her fear” this year.
Taking to Instagram , Sam shared the hilarious story with her followers.
She wrote: “Ok so for @billiefaiersofficial final birthday surprise I booked a helicopter ride to see New York [crying emoji].
“Unfortunately we didn’t make it. Billie is crying here because she doesn’t want to do it. Poor sis, she said she was scared. My mission this year is to get her to get [over] her fear.”
The snap showed an upset Billie with her head in her hands and in tears as she dabbed at her eyes with a tissue.
The Faiers ladies are currently in New York with their mum Suzie Wells for Billie’s post-birthday celebrations.
But the big surprise came when Sam and Suzie revealed they were taking Billie to NYC for a girls’ getaway after they hosted a bash for her.
The trio took to each of their Instagrams to document their trip so far, as Sam and Billie both posted a picture of all three ladies looking excited in Heathrow’s Terminal 5 with a Bucks Fizz in their hands.
Sam wrote: “NYC here we come… we’re so excited. Birthday celebrations.”
However the sisters landed themselves in trouble during their boozy first class British Airways flight as they became rowdy.
The laughter stopped soon after when Billie took to Instagram to complain about airline staff who told her and Sam off.
She wrote: “I would like to say a huge thank you to some of the staff @British_Airways at the airport… However… Since being on the plane someone has complained because me, my mum, and sister have been laughing.
“Yes, laughing – how dare we, on our way to New York.
“Anyhow, that fun sucker [BA staff] from @British_Airways told us to ‘keep the noise down’… Please honey, are we not even allowed to laugh these days?”
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