Coast Guard Begins Icebreaking on the Hudson River

Ice in the Hudson River, as seen from a U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary overflight of Kingston, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2011. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary NEW YORK – The Coast Guard has commenced icebreaking operations on the Hudson River as temperatures continue to fall and waters freeze. A fleet of Coast Guard icebreaking ships – or cutters – will help maintain waterways used by commercial...

Video of US Airways descent into Hudson River released

New York–The Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board released Coast Guard footage today of the U.S. Airways passenger plane as it conducted an emergency landing into the Hudson River Jan. 15, 2009.