New York plane crash WW2 aircraft in Hudson River

A vintage World War Two aircraft has crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey.

The plane - a single-seater P-47 Thunderbolt - went down two miles (3.2km) south of George Washington Bridge.
Divers later recovered a body - believed to be that of the pilot - from the submerged plane.
The cause of the crash has not been confirmed, but engine failure has been cited as a possible cause.
The plane was one of three that flew from an airfield in Farmingdale, east of New York City.
They were taking part in shooting a promotional video to mark the 75th anniversary of the American Airpower Museum.
The two other aircraft - a P-40 and a plane taking the photographs - returned safely to the airfield.
Scuba divers recovered the body of a 56-year-old man three hours after the crash. New York police identified the man as William Gordon of Key West, Florida.
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