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Survivor told: 'Brace yourself for impact'

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A passenger plane with 155 people on board has crashed into the Hudson River in New York. Initial reports suggest that US Airways flight 1549 hit a flock of birds and came down shortly after take off from La Guardia Airport.

Rescued plane passenger, Jeff Kolodjay describes the landing and said the pilot told passengers "you got to brace yourself for a hard impact".

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