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New York, New York / Hudson River Plane Crash #920265

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 18, 2009
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(Washington: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(New York: Lisa Stark) New details on the last moments of US Airways Flight 1549 that crash landed in the Hudson River presented; scenes shown of the plane on a barge after it was pulled from the water to be moved to New Jersey for examination; details given about the bird strike and what went on in the cockpit. [NTSB chief investigator Robert BENZON†, NYSB board member Kitty HIGGINS†- describe the handling of the flight of the plane and the birds and the decision to land on the river.]

Gibson, Charles;
Stark, Lisa

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