Rita Perry, an employee at Amphenol, said she had been inside doing assembly work when she noticed something was amiss. She opted to check it out during her lunch break.
“I just saw people getting up and looking outside,” Perry said. “We just saw the ambulances and fire trucks and stuff.”
Yesterday was the fifth anniversary of the crash of US Airways Flight 1549 into the Hudson River off Manhattan.
Paul Leighton contributed to this report.
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