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Vintage World War II aircraft crashed into the Hudson River

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Published on 28 May 2016 12:31 PM GMT

Vintage World War II aircraft crashed into the Hudson River
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Hudson: A Vintage World War II aircraft crashed into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey on saturday. It was one of the three planes that flew from an airfield in Farmingdale, east of New York City.

  • The plane was shooting a promotional video to mark the 75th anniversary of the American Airport Museum.
  • Two other aircraft P-40 and a plane taking the photographs returned safely to the airfield.
  • Scuba divers recovered the body of a 56-year-old man three hours after the crash. New York police identified the man as William Gordon of Key West, Florida.
  • Siqi Li, a college student saw the plane crash into the river.
  • The student said,"It made kind of a U-turn, and then there was a stream of smoke coming from it.It was tilting down toward the water. I thought they were doing some sort of trick."

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