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US Airways plane goes down in Hudson River #318803
01/15/09 04:39 PM
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OMG coming from US AIR this hits home.....sent off e mails to all the people i worked with.......the plane is the same type of plane that flies into Belize...


"But WHY's the rum gone?

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Re: US Airways plane goes down in Hudson River [Re: wade the gringo] #318817
01/15/09 05:23 PM
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150 pax + 5 crew...all OK

Re: US Airways plane goes down in Hudson River [Re: wade the gringo] #318819
01/15/09 05:24 PM
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Canadian Geese apparently took out two engines.

So far it seems all passengers and employees got out safely. Pilots did an amazing job landing it safely.



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Re: US Airways plane goes down in Hudson River [Re: deadserious] #318821
01/15/09 05:25 PM
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 15, 2009



US AIRWAYS FLIGHT 1549 UPDATE # 2

TEMPE, Ariz. Jan. 15, 2009— US Airways (NYSE: LCC) has confirmed that flight 1549 has been involved in an accident. The 1549 was en route to Charlotte from LaGuardia. The flight was operated with a crew of two pilots and three flight attendants. US Airways’ primary concern at this time is for those on board the airplane and their families.

Flight 1549 was originally scheduled for departure at 2:45 p.m. Eastern Time. The flight’s actual time of departure was 3:03 p.m. Eastern Time.

Airline officials are in direct contact with local, state and national authorities and are cooperating fully with emergency response efforts. US Airways has activated the “US Airways Care” team of specially trained employee volunteers to assist families and passengers.

US Airways is confirming passenger and crew names and will issue those as soon as possible.

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. This number can be reached toll-free from international locations through AT&T’s USADirect®. To contact an AT&T operator, please visit http://www.usa.att.com/traveler for USADirect® access codes.

US Airways will continue to release information as it becomes available. Please monitor usairways.com for the latest information. (LCCG)


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Re: US Airways plane goes down in Hudson River [Re: wade the gringo] #318861
01/15/09 07:46 PM
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Re: US Airways plane goes down in Hudson River [Re: deadserious] #318887
01/15/09 11:45 PM
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Re: US Airways plane goes down in Hudson River [Re: deadserious] #318978
01/16/09 04:53 PM
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I wonder how often BOTH engines of a twin-engined jet are taken out in this way? Remarkable save by the pilots.

Re: US Airways plane goes down in Hudson River [Re: Peter Jones] #319102
01/17/09 04:43 PM
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The United States Coast Guard has released absolutely stunning video footage captured by surveillance cameras of the crash of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River. Watch for yourself as the miracle landing unfolds.


Re: US Airways plane goes down in Hudson River [Re: Marty] #319424
01/19/09 10:32 PM
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Empress4(Wife) told me that she had heard a report that the same plane 2 days before had, had a problem with a loud boom sound on the exact same route.


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