Pilot identified in plane crash in the Hudson

PHOTO: Twitter/NYPDNews

NEW YORK (NEWS10) — NYPD say the pilot of a small World War II era plane that crash landed in the Hudson River has been identified as William Gordon.

Police released a statement saying the 56-year-old-man’s body was recovered by divers.

The plane was taking part in its 75th anniversary celebrations when it crashed.

Police are investigating the cause.

 

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