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Investigations continue into US air flight to keep organized grass landing in the Hudson River the head of the National Transportation Safety Board saying today.
Both of the engines of the Airbus -- three -- are missing apparently coming off after hitting icy water.
Moments ago I spoke with Matt Cain -- one of the 155 people miraculously walked away -- About his incredible story.
Living through it was I'm very intense situation.
And you learn a lot about people and how they react and how they did things and it was.
It was -- the situation I would wish on anyone but how people handle it was.
Adolescence well -- then you -- -- it was pretty incredible and I don't wanna make him come to -- -- make it tough so you lead the way.
What happened how soon this happened a couple of minutes if you take from you had a couple missed and to take there was an explosion -- boom.
From left hand side elicited seeded.
In the back 24 day window seat I could see the engine and assertion become an engine after the boom -- and it occurred.
And he said the fire come out of it.
-- Afflalo had -- over a 100000 miles a year.
And she was -- from this -- that this is -- problem -- It isn't used to play immediately after subtract -- -- -- -- -- boom acting head and then he does seem like birds or anyone nice or some come out and in again you never think it.
Personally I'd never think it would be a bird or something along those lines should people decently that would definitely hit something.
And then the fire started coming out of it.
And it wasn't it wasn't in the -- itself goes -- she focused strictly on the engine.
And then the fire went out and -- -- myself okay.
-- problem obviously.
We're not too far from LaGuardia we're not too far from New York.
You know the pilot knows -- he's doing we still one engine not realizing that the other engines also had.
You know never said that knowing never did the reason one -- he did actually to be able from the outside may be thinking it wasn't a good thing having -- -- Was that there was really no communication.
Because he wanted to control the situation.
So we were -- for a lot aren't you start realizing that they were in trouble there's there's an issue here we're losing a little bit of aptitude.
-- had the boom we had a fire.
And then when did he come on the speaker probably the out again time is just tough to get judgment are about a minute and half later.
He came on it and.
You start to realize -- lower and lower announcing as the water and I know and obviously the Hudson River is -- them local to the area you start realizing he's.
You know I think especially in this in the Hudson River and you -- has -- again -- fears that Ebbers got a flight is.
Brace for impact and its -- And soon if -- that.
We wanted it sell it felt you know maybe a minute.
Maybe thirty seconds I don't know but it seemed like an eternity and that's one of the situations where -- -- picked up my phone trying to get a phone call him.
To my life couldn't get through.
Sent to tax quickly and Blackberry and it's.
I'm going Hudson.
Everyone else in the plane.
But -- you -- They're who has currency analyst very -- it was and screaming -- was -- that I think we all knew the situation we had.
And it honestly there was nothing you can do that it's adding control.
-- the trust the period people that are flying a plane to do the right thing.
And you believe that they're gonna get us through this you have to have -- and we all I assume most people got in the position.
-- -- to protect themselves.
We hit it was it was allowed it was it was hard it hurt but again adrenaline is going through your.
Experience it very.
-- probably him.
And then once it hits its elusive phase two is only got to survive this.
Knife in the water rationing you -- you hit this track what was coming and current.
And people aren't friends and people are getting up there realizing to get out they are there it.
It was organized -- a little bit where there's and they know to get to see if they know to get their seat belt -- they know what to do what did you do.
I reached down and grab my life preserver that to me that the -- -- and also grabbed -- the actual seat itself that's the -- flotation device counseling two to two flotation devices she -- -- there and thrown towards the front.
The people lining up in the thing because my thoughts were that you never really think -- I didn't the the -- going to be out there now if they don't open.
What is doing and did she didn't look out the window man and see the -- -- -- I'm sorry the lights electrical lights around election.
So -- diet and -- you know what are coming.
Cold water that yes freezing there -- people freaking out just with the.
Again I think people understood with the situation was to -- point and it was all that teasing you know get out.
And get out.
Organized -- -- pilot come on the speaker now power is out now it is pilot did not come and speak at that point of flight attendants were in the back saying go forward go forward go forward.
Realizing I think at some people thought maybe go back.
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Not going to be -- -- It's clearing out you knew that you'd probably be one of the last yeah I was one of -- -- if not the last of belief and I don't was stepping over each other to try to get and that now people we're not climbing over seats that -- many people -- climbing -- themselves it.
Who is a very organized.
Chaotic situation other than that may not make a -- sense that he knew that you know put themselves above anyone else you think was important.
-- -- you know women killed in people -- and children and trying to get the mavs quickly.
So there was a baby on the plane their lives there was one it was probably about ten -- above me in the teaching her.
And -- about secure daughter give -- take sat in front of me.
And I didn't see them what's that accident occurred but I -- -- got out there I can only imagine holding a nine month home.
When your arms --
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