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Jenny Cruiser
01-15-2009, 02:21 PM
A US Airway jet crashed in the Hudson River a bit ago. Looks like everyone is fine. The pilot put it down after a possible bird strike and engine explosion/failure on take-off. It's in one piece floating in the river. Amazing.

PabloCruise
01-15-2009, 02:26 PM
Pics???

Jenny Cruiser
01-15-2009, 02:48 PM
Here's one just after the crash. Everyone got out on the wings and were picked up by boats immediately on scene.

The pilot did a controlled landing and by all accounts did a perfect flare just before plopping it down on the surface of the water. Plane is entirely intact.

Rezarf
01-15-2009, 08:22 PM
One of the gals that works for us had two friends on that flight! :eek:

They are both fine, but got taken to two seperate hosptials for a look over... CRAZY!

We are praying they'll be reunited tonight (husband and wife).