Small seaplane makes emergency landing in Hudson River in Piermont

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Seaplane makes emergency landing in the Hudson River
A seaplane landed in the Hudson River in Piermont Tuesday evening.

PIERMONT, Rockland County (WABC) -- Police say a small seaplane made an emergency landing in the Hudson River Tuesday evening.

The plane landed at about 6 p.m. in the river off Piermont in Rockland County.

The pilot was the only person on board and was not injured.

He said weather conditions were deteriorating so he made the decision to land in the water.

Once he landed, he couldn't restart the engine and needed help from first responders.


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