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Hudson River Helicopter Crash

Pilot Who Landed On River: Just Doing Job

AP | Posted 08.31.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The pilot of a sightseeing helicopter that made an emergency landing on New York's Hudson River says he was just doing his job. Mich...

Top 10 Reasons Not to Vote for Michael Bloomberg

Sam Leff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sam Leff

This country was born of a revolution that overthrew the rule of royalty. Why should it be ruled by pseudo royals like Bloomberg who have no respect for truth or justice?

FAA Will Modify Airspace Rules Over Hudson River

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEWARK, N.J. — The Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday it will change rules for the airspace over the Hudson River in New York City f...

Schumer: NYC Airspace Is Like "Wild West"

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing new measures he says would help prevent another crash over the Hudson River like the one that killed ni...

Hudson Crash NTSB Report Wrong: Air Controllers

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — Federal safety officials investigating a midair collision over the Hudson River changed their account of the accident on a key poin...

Hudson River Plane Crash Controller Bantered About Dead Cat Before Collision, Neglected Duties

AP | JOAN LOWY and DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — The air traffic controller handling the small plane involved in a deadly crash with a helicopter over the Hudson River was chatting...

UPDATE: Air Traffic Controller Failed To Warn Plane That Helicopter Was In Its Path

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON (AP) - An air traffic controller making a personal phone call initially failed to warn a small plane of other aircraft in its path and then...

Hudson River Helicopter, Plane Crash: Controller Was On Phone During Accident

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — A personal phone call and the absence of a supervisor during last week's collision over New York's Hudson River has led to two air ...

Plane In Hudson Crash Raised From River, 2 Bodies Recovered (VIDEO)

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

(AP) HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Two bodies were pulled Tuesday from the wreckage of a small plane that collided with a sightseeing helicopter over the Hudson Ri...

Divers Search Bottom Of The Hudson River, Can Barely See

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — It's an eerie underwater world that few people will ever see – an unforgiving morass of mud, rocks and collapsed pilings from o...

Preventing Another Horror On The Hudson

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

"See and avoid" sounds like a reasonable approach if you're trying to avoid gopher holes during a walk in the garden. For aircraft in New York City, I think we could use something a little more foolproof.

Hudson Crash Pilot Who Radioed Warning: Plane Like Missile

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The pilot who radioed a desperate, last-minute warning says a plane that struck a helicopter over the Hudson River "looked like a cru...

Helicopter Crashes In New York History (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

This past weekend's crash between a sightseeing helicopter and a small airplane is a terrible reminder of just how highly trafficked New York's airspa...

Body Found In Plane Wreckage

AP | TOM HAYS and VICTOR EPSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HOBOKEN, N.J. — Hudson River divers on Monday found the wreckage of a small plane and one of two victims missing following a midair collision wi...

Hudson River Crash: Seven Bodies Recovered

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HOBOKEN, N.J. — Divers pulled a helicopter and four more bodies out of the murky Hudson River on Sunday in their search for victims, wreckage an...

Helicopter-Plane Collision Exposes Crowded Airspace Over Hudson River

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Flying a small plane above the Hudson River can feel like ducking into a crowded, urban canyon – with towering skyscrapers on e...

Hudson River Crash Victims Include Three Teenagers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HOBOKEN (AP) --The nine victims presumed dead in the midair crash of a tourist helicopter and plane above the Hudson River include five Italian touris...

Helicopter, Plane Crash Over Hudson River, Killing 9 (VIDEO)

AP/Huffington Post | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE: Fox news talks with three eyewitness and shows the first images of the crash. NEW YORK -- A small plane collided with a sightseeing he...