7 bodies recovered from Hudson after midair crash

(AP) - Federal officials say seven bodies havebeen recovered from a midair collision between a sightseeinghelicopter and small plane over the Hudson River that killed nine. National Transportation Safety

News 12 Staff

Aug 9, 2009, 10:38 PM

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7 bodies recovered from Hudson after midair crash
(AP) - Federal officials say seven bodies havebeen recovered from a midair collision between a sightseeinghelicopter and small plane over the Hudson River that killed nine.
National Transportation Safety Board spokeswoman Debbie Hersmansaid Sunday at a news conference that two more bodies have beenrecovered. Five bodies had been pulled from the river earlier alongwith the wreckage of the helicopter. Police using sonar havelocated the submerged small plane that collided with it.
Investigators are searching for pictures and videos ofSaturday's accident, which was seen by thousands on the clearsummer day.
Three members of a Pennsylvania family were in the private planeand five Italian tourists and a pilot from New Jersey were in theLiberty Tours helicopter.


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