Huffington Post | January 15, 2009 03:41 PM
Just after 3:30 pm Thursday MSNBC broke into regular coverage to show live shots of a US Airways plane in the Hudson River, with people standing on the wings.
Flight 1549 took off from Laguardia on it’s way to Charlotte at 3:26 pm.
People were seen standing on the wings and getting onto ferries.
The plane appeared wholly intact.
The pilot reported a possible bird attack shortly after takeover. 164 passengers and 5 crew members were onboard, MSNBC reports.
There were reports the pilot went into a flock of geese.
Video to come shortly.
The weather is very cold but clear.
WATCH (SCROLL DOWN FOR LIVE VIDEO):
US Airways website had the plane’s status, as of 4:05, as “departed”:
Before, left, after, right, the fuselage has sunk: