Coast Guard Atlantic Strike Team responds to New York plane crash

New York – Three members of the Coast Guard’s Atlantic Strike Team are on scene to assist with the salvage of the US Airways plane that crashed in New York Thursday.

Two of the Fort Dix, N.J., based team members are working with Coast Guard Sector New York and contractors to develop a salvage plan and document the costs of the plane’s recovery. Another member is leading a recovery team at the salvage site.

For more information about the Coast Guard’s Atlantic Strike Team, please contact the Public Information Assist Team at (252) 331-6000 or visit

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