US Airways jet crashes in Hudson River
There are so far no
reports of injuries or
deaths in this airplane
A US Airways passenger jet taking off from La Guardia airport in New York en route to Charlotte, N.C., crashed into frigid Hudson River on Thursday.
New York City firefighters are responding to the crash. It was not immediately clear if there were injuries.
WNBC's Tim Minton quoted an unidentified government source as saying that a flock of birds may have hit the plane, disabling both engines.