Seaplane Conducts Sudden Landing in Hudson River in Rockland County - NBC New York

Seaplane Conducts Sudden Landing in Hudson River in Rockland County

Police from Piermont and Orangetown confirmed a plane landed into the river Tuesday evening

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    Seaplane Makes Sudden Landing in Hudson River

    A small seaplane conducted a sudden landing the Hudson River in Rockland County, officials say. Michael George reports. (Published Tuesday, May 14, 2019)

    What to Know

    • A small plane has landed in the Hudson River in Rockland County

    • Police from Piermont and Orangetown confirmed a plane landed into the river Tuesday evening after 5 p.m. about 20 miles north of the city

    • There are no serious injuries reported at this time

    A small seaplane conducted a sudden landing the Hudson River in Rockland County, officials said.

    Police from Piermont and Orangetown confirmed a seaplane landed into the river Tuesday evening around 6 p.m. about 20 miles north of New York City.

    Visibility in the area was very poor due to heavy fog, and the pilot landed the aircraft in the water as a precautionary measure. After landing, the battery of the plane died so the pilot requested to be towed in.

    The pilot was the only person aboard the aircraft, he was uninjured. 

    Plane Has Emergency Landing in Hudson River

    [NY] Plane Has Emergency Landing in Hudson River
    A small plane made an emergency landing in the Hudson River in Rockland County. No serious injuries were reported, according to officials. NBC 4 New York's Stefan Holt reports.
    (Published Tuesday, May 14, 2019)

    Officials were working on getting the plane out of the water Tuesday evening. 

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