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Postby stomperrob » Thu Jan 15, 2009 4:45 pm

Gov't official says 'bird strike' cause of crash
By Scott Curkin; Eyewitness NewsNEW YORK

(WABC) -- Eyewitness News has learned a plane has crashed into the Hudson River.
Individuals who believe they may have family members on board flight 1549 may call US Airways at 1-800-679-8215 within the United States.

The plane is an Airbus 320, US Airways flight 1549 from LaGuardia to Charlotte. There were 146 passengers on board the flight, along with 5 crew members. The FAA is reporting all passengers are out of the plane, and a secondary search is underway.

"TSA is monitoring the situation involving US Airways flight 1549. At this point, there is no indication that this is a security-related incident. TSA will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates if appropriate."

con't...

rest of article: http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?secti ... id=6606410
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Re: U.U. Airways A320 lands in Hudson River

Postby stomperrob » Thu Jan 15, 2009 4:49 pm

treat24 wrote:they were canadian geese... it took years... but canada finally attacked... watch Bush try to start another war in his last 4 days.

(i only joke here because everyone is safe and it was more like an emergency landing than a crash.)


A resumption of hostilities stemming back to The War of 1812??? :-? 8-o
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Re: U.U. Airways A320 lands in Hudson River

Postby dream_017 » Thu Jan 15, 2009 4:58 pm

treat24 wrote:they were canadian geese... it took years... but canada finally attacked... watch Bush try to start another war in his last 4 days.

(i only joke here because everyone is safe and it was more like an emergency landing than a crash.)

Not everyone, what about those poor canadian geese :,-(
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Re: U.U. Airways A320 lands in Hudson River

Postby knapplc » Thu Jan 15, 2009 5:02 pm

Amazing! This will make a great story to tell their kids/grandkids!
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Re: U.U. Airways A320 lands in Hudson River

Postby WaCougMBS » Thu Jan 15, 2009 5:29 pm

knapplc wrote:Amazing! This will make a great story to tell their kids/grandkids!


Wow, an amazingly rare, non-casualty airplane crash without any terrorist link (although you never know what the conspiracy theorists will come up with :-b )? This is pretty incredible indeed!
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Re: U.U. Airways A320 lands in Hudson River

Postby RiffRaff » Thu Jan 15, 2009 5:34 pm

Canada has already sent a symbol of an apology.


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Re: U.U. Airways A320 lands in Hudson River

Postby Metroid » Thu Jan 15, 2009 5:36 pm

Man what'd I miss while at school!?!? 8-o

Glad everyone got out safe. Did I read/hear right, no injuries? Thats crazy. :-°
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Re: U.U. Airways A320 lands in Hudson River

Postby Nfl Fan » Thu Jan 15, 2009 5:40 pm

What a scene! 8-o

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Re: U.U. Airways A320 lands in Hudson River

Postby Guru13 » Thu Jan 15, 2009 5:47 pm

that must be one hell of a pilot.
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Re: U.U. Airways A320 lands in Hudson River

Postby Metroid » Thu Jan 15, 2009 5:50 pm

FantasyFutballGuru13 wrote:that must be one hell of a pilot.

Totally. ;-D

Man I already have anxieties about flying, not sure I could ever step foot on a plane again if I were a passenger on this one. :-o
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