Seattle bound US Airways plane crash lands in New York river

Seattle’s King5.com reports that a US Airways Flight 1549 headed for Seattle has crash landed in the Hudson River in New York. The plane, an Airbus 320, left LaGuardia and hit the water about three minutes later. Luckily, the plane did not break up in the water and it appears that everyone survived the accident. The water in New York is below 20 degrees.

Experts theorize that the cause of the accident may have been a bird strike.

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