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USSmall plane makes emergency landing in Hudson River outside NYC; no injuries reported

05:41  15 may  2019
05:41  15 may  2019 Source:   foxnews.com

Pilots made runway change before jet hit Florida river

Pilots made runway change before jet hit Florida river Pilots of a chartered jet that ran into a river at a Florida military base made a last-minute change to the runway where they would make a landing.

Hudson River in the Manhattan borough of New York City , opposite Weehawken, New Jersey The report also makes a range of recommendations to improve safety in such situations.[22]. ^ "US Airways Plane Crash- Lands in New York City 's Hudson River , Everyone Survives".

No injuries were reported after a small plane made an emergency landing in Dana Point on Saturday, officials said. Dana Point: Emergency landing of a small Cessna airplane . No injuries to pilot or passenger. No injuries on the ground. pic.twitter.com/irrPFdb7Ej.

Small plane makes emergency landing in Hudson River outside NYC; no injuries reported© Seth Wenig/AP Photo Ice floats in the Hudson River, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in New York. A wide swath of the country is experiencing record-breaking temperatures while other areas are expecting more winter precipitation Tuesday. A small, single-engine seaplane made an emergency landing in the Hudson River north of New York City on Tuesday evening, the U.S. Coast Guard told Fox News.

There was one pilot aboard the plane, the Coast Guard said, adding that there were no injuries. The Westchester County Police Department is handling the investigation.

Photos from the scene showed emergency responders towing the plane from the river.

Passenger on jet that crashed into river: "It was total chaos"

Passenger on jet that crashed into river: Preliminary flight data shows the plane appears to have come in with a tail wind, and fast —around 205 mph with one engine thrust reverser offline. If it were working properly, the thrust reverser could help slow the plane down, NTSB vice chairman Bruce Landsberg said. "It is quite remarkable everyone walked away from this accident," Van Cleave noted. "It is remarkable. We've been involved in a number of other investigations where the outcome wasn't so positive," Landsberg said. Silva realizes this and said he is grateful to be home to his sons.

The passengers of a small plane that made an emergency landing on the 210 Freeway in Upland Thursday afternoon emerged from the incident unscathed The plane ended up on the right shoulder of the westbound side of the 210, images tweeted by Upland police Chief Darren Goodman show.

The pilot ditched in the icy Hudson River and all on board were rescued by a flotilla of converging C.B. "Sully" Sullenberger, the US Airways pilot who made an emergency landing in the Hudson Tom Fox, president of New York Water Taxi, which sent boats to the scene in the Hudson but did not

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Ten years ago, another plane, US Airways Flight 1549, made an emergency landing in the Hudson River after it struck a flock of geese after takeoff from LaGuardia Airport. The flight, carrying 155 passengers, lost all engine power, but pilots Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger and Jeffrey Skiles were able to land the plane in the river, where passengers were rescued by boats and taken to safety.

The incident became known as the Miracle on the Hudson and the pilots and flight attendants were awarded the Master's Medal of the Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators in recognition of their "heroic and unique aviation achievement."

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