Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

We've seen plenty of photos of the plane that landed in the Hudson, but none quite like these, which were taken by the crane operator who lifted the downed craft from the chilly waters.

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Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

Photos of Plane Being Lifted From the Hudson Are Staggering

Thanks to Travis Cole for the photos and to the crane operator for taking them!