Hudson plane crash survivor during search in icy Hudson: 'Tell the kids I love them'
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A survivor of the plane crash in the Hudson River on Sunday called his wife as he struggled in the frigid waters off Yonkers, he said Tuesday at a ceremony honoring his rescuers.
"Tell the kids I love them," Christopher Smidt, a New Jersey correction officer and student pilot, told his wife, Karen, as he felt the icy waters overcoming him.
"I wasn't going to last much longer," he said...