As news spread about the US Airways jetliner which crashed landed in the Hudson River, Twitter users were busy reporting what they saw.
Janis Krums from Sarasota, Florida posted what has been reported as the first photo on Twitter of U.S. Airways flight 1549. [Source: Silicon AlleyInsider.com]
Krums sent a post to Twitter that said, "There's a plane in the Hudson. I'm on the ferry going to pick up the people. Crazy." His post ( tweet) included a link to a photo he took from his iPhone (see photo below).
After Krums posted his photo, MSNBC interviewed him live on TV as a witness. Click here: MSNBC interview with Janis Krums
You can read more about this here:
LA Times - Citizen photo of Hudson River plane crash shows Web's reporting power
Cnet News - Photo of Hudson River plane crash takes down TwitPic
Smoking Gun.com - Pictures of US Airways Crash
Currently there are several tweets coming in about the plane crash, as you can see in the screen shot I pasted below. Click here: Twitter Search
If you still aren't on Twitter, read my previous post about using Twitter here:
Twitter: A user's guide
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