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Published: Wednesday, 1/21/2009

Divers find engine of US Airways plane in Hudson


NEW YORK Officials in New York City say divers have found the jet engine that broke off a US Airways plane that crash-landed in the Hudson River.

New York City and state police said the divers confirmed Wednesday afternoon that an object detected by sonar near the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum is the missing engine.

The airliner s other engine remained attached to the right wing of the plane.

The Airbus A320 crash-landed in the Hudson on Thursday after hitting birds and losing thrust from both engines. All 155 people on board survived.

The rest of the plane has been taken to a New Jersey marina to be studied by investigators

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