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."
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