FAA Says All All Aboard Aircraft Survive The Federal Aviation Administration says all aboard US Airways Flight 1549 survived. The aircraft, which had more than 100 passengers, was en route to Charlotte, N.C., from LaGuardia Airport.

FAA Says All All Aboard Aircraft Survive

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There were some injuries. The extent is unclear. One hospital spokesman said patients would have to be treated for exposure. The sight of a plane slowly coming down so close to the city evoked memories of 9/11 for many witnesses, but the Homeland Security Department says there is no indication of terrorism. In fact, a spokesman for the National Air Traffic Controllers Union says the pilot reported a double bird strike soon after takeoff. Stay with us as NPR continues to cover this story throughout the evening. You're listening to All Things Considered from NPR News.

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