NTSB Sending Go Team to New York City to Investigate Hudson River Airliner Accident

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.