Divers with the New York Police Department and the Army Corps of Engineers have salvaged a vintager P-47 Thunderbolt after the plane crashed into the Hudson River Friday night.
The Coast Guard confirmed to 1010 WINS Friday night that a plane went down in the river, reportedly on the West New York, New Jersey side across from the 79th Street Boat Basin. Officials were notified around 7:30 p.m. Pilot William Gordon, 56, of Key West, was pronounced dead at the scene after his body was pulled to shore at the 79th Street Boat Basin, CBS2’s Magdalena Doris reported.
CBS2’s Dave Carlin reports. CBS New York video news