WWII-era plane crashes into Hudson River

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A World War II vintage P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft crashed into the Hudson River Friday, May 27, 2016, killing its pilot.

The P-47 Thunderbolt crashed Friday night during a promotional flight for the American Airpower Museum on Long Island, which is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the P-47 this weekend. Officials retrieved it Saturday, May 28, the Associated Press reported.