NTSB reports-Hudson River plane crash history of malfunction

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US Airways jet that landed in Hudson River last week has malfunction history. NTSB reports the New York plane shows records of engine compressor failure.

New York, NY (JusticeNewsFlash.com)–The Associated Press reported today the US Airways Airbus 320, that was dropped into the Hudson River in New York, last week, has a history of an engine compressor malfunction. The pilot of the US Airways jet was forced to make an emergency landing into the 15F freezing waters of the Hudson River last week shortly after take off from New York’s LaGuardia airport.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) www.ntsb.gov investigators examined the Airbus 320’s maintenance records and found a report of an engine compressor failure just two days prior to the emergency landing in the New York river. The compressor, also known as the fan, draws air into the engine. This is raising many questions to federal investigators and industry experts. The pilot of flight 1549 reported a bird strike and loss of engine shortly before the heroic landing into the Hudson River. The airplane passengers survived the crash landing, and there have been no reports of injuries.

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