Thursday, January 15, 2009

Plane Crashes in Hudson River

Eyewitness News has learned a plane has crashed into the Hudson River.

The plane is a US Airways flight 1549 from LaGuardia to Charlotte. There were 146 passengers on board the flight, along with 5 crew members. There is no report on their conditions.

The plane went down near 57th street. The plane took off from LaGuardia at 3:11 p.m.

Ferries are rescuing passengers, some who are seen standing on the wings of the plane. - ABC Local
What took down the plane? Birds. Yup, birds.

1 comment:

  1. At about the two minute mark you can see US Air Flight 1549 skid into the Hudson. Then, you can see the passengers climb out onto the wings. This video is 10 minutes long. Actual video of Flight 1549 skidding into the Hudson.


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