Here is a picture taken by citizen journalist Janis Krums, who was on a ferry on the Hudson River at the time the US Airways A320 crashed onto the water.
He captioned the image on Twitpic: “There’s a plane in the Hudson. I’m on the ferry going to pick up the people. Crazy.”
Speaking of citizen journalism, our own FlightBlogger posted an open thread in December about the Continental accident in Denver and observed the instant reaction of a passenger on the aircraft who was a Twitter user.
Follow FlightBlogger’s Twitter updates about yesterday’s crash and more…