Small Plane Crashes in Hudson River

NYPD(NEW YORK) -- A small plane crashed in the Hudson River Friday night, police officials said.

The exact circumstances of the crash were not clear, but the New York Police Department was on the scene of the crash, which extended between New York and New Jersey.

In a statement, the Federal Aviation Administration said that it received a report that a World War II-era P-47 Thunderbolt may have gone down in the river, two miles south of the George Washington Bridge.

"Search and rescue was headed to the scene," the statement said.

Further details were not known. It was not clear if there were injuries.

This is a developing story. Please check back in for updates.

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