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US Airways Flight 1549 Hudson River crash: The New Jersey experience

Mark A. Merlin, DO, EMT-P, FACEP, Joshua Bucher, BA, EMT-B, Henry P. Cortacans, MAS, CEM, NREMT-P

Abstract


The authors review the preparation, implementation, and management of the US Airways Flight 1549 Hudson River crash. This is a review of the experience of NJ.The state planning that created the ability to execute the treatment of patients from time of impact in the river until debriefing is reviewed.

Keywords


disaster, plane crash, EMS, prehospital, mass casualty

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Available at www.emsresponder.com/web/online/April-2009-Resource-Guide/NJs-EMS-Sign-Landmark-Port-Security-Plan/28$9217. Accessed July 3, 2009.




DOI: https://doi.org/10.5055/ajdm.2009.0029

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