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The Hudson River Crash By the Numbers



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    An A320 parked at a Philadelphia terminal.

    The numbers behind the plane crash:

    138: Coach seats on an Airbus A320

    12: First class seats

    150: Passengers on Flight 1549, according to US Airways CEO Doug Parker

    5: Crew members

    5: Minutes the plane was in flight from LaGuardia airport before crashing into the Hudson River

    2: Engines apparently disabled by bird strikes

    43rd: Street in Manhattan where plane crashed across from

    111: Wingspan of A320 in feet, plus 11 inches

    8: Number of “fatal airbus A320 events” according to

    3: Deaths in 1998 A320 crash shown in this video. (Warning, explicit images)