January 22, 2009
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Old Photos Of The US Airways Plane That Crashed Into The Hudson

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Thanks to the huge community of airplane photographers, it’s easy to find photos of the same plane all over the world. So after I found out the tail number of the US Airways jet that crashed into the Hudson River last week — N106US — my first stop was Airliners.net, an airplane photo site.

That’s where you can find 21 photos of the Airbus A320 from before the crash — dating back to 1999, shot in places ranging from Boston to Costa Rica. Here’s a few; click on the thumbnails to view full-size with metadata.

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Photo credits: Andres Meneses, Mark Garfinkel, Ben Wang and Konstantin von Wedelstaedt.