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US Airways flight crashes in NYC (Hudson River)

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by brianr, Jan 15, 2009.

  1. Jan 15, 2009 at 1:01 PM
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    brianr

    brianr [OP] go shit in your hat

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    Wow!


    http://www.cnn.com/

    http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/local&id=6606410


    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Eyewitness News has learned a plane has crashed into the Hudson River.
    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. 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.
    There are reports that a bird struck the
     
  2. Jan 15, 2009 at 1:02 PM
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    PatHLC128

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    beat me to it...thats wild. its still just floating there
     
  3. Jan 15, 2009 at 1:05 PM
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    Delmarva

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    beat me too -- just watching now...

    bird strikes... hmm..
     
  4. Jan 15, 2009 at 1:05 PM
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    brianr

    brianr [OP] go shit in your hat

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    thats about 10 miles from my house, i wanna go watch
     
  6. Jan 15, 2009 at 1:13 PM
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    JimmyCrackCorn

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  7. Jan 15, 2009 at 1:19 PM
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    Wow, I work for Bank of America in Charlotte. Likely some of our associates on this flight.
     
  8. Jan 15, 2009 at 1:19 PM
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    kristopherl

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  9. Jan 15, 2009 at 1:21 PM
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    good news, it seems like everyone is off safely, that pilot is the man.
     
  10. Jan 15, 2009 at 1:22 PM
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    x2
     
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    thank god for that awesome pilot!!!


    WOW!!!!.. Some people didnt even get wet!
     
  12. Jan 15, 2009 at 1:43 PM
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    Pilot must be related to Chuck Norris...heh heh heh
     
  13. Jan 15, 2009 at 2:05 PM
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    looks crazy how they move down the river while getting everyone out.
     
  14. Jan 15, 2009 at 2:07 PM
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    We had 4 Bank of America associates on the plane and I just found out a close personal friend (former special forces) was also on it. They are all OK. Friend said he was never afraid and I believe him!!
     
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    Damn good job by the pilots.
     
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    My girlfriend used to work in one of the buildings on the water right in front of where that happened. There was a big theory after 9/11 that those buildings would eventually be hit too. Thank god everyone seems to be ok
     
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    damn birds, but hell of a job by the pilots. we have to clean birds off our jets at work all the time, luckily none in the engines.
     
  18. Jan 15, 2009 at 2:32 PM
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    That pilot deserves a raise! Good job.:)
     
  19. Jan 15, 2009 at 2:32 PM
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    yeah. i heard this on the radio today. man thats some scary stuff. glad everyone was okay
     
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    Glad your friend and coworkers are ok as well as all the other souls today.
     
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