The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a Go Team to investigate today's crash of a US Airways Airbus A-320 (N106US) into the Hudson River in New York City.
Senior Air Safety Investigator Robert Benzon has been designated as Investigator-in-Charge of the 20-member team.
NTSB Member Kitty Higgins is accompanying the team and will serve as principal spokesperson for the on-scene investigation. Peter Knudson is the press officer for the investigative team.
The team will arrive in New York this evening.
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Once the teams have returned to their airports they will undergo several hours of proficiency training each week.