Bank staffers were on plane that crashed

A number of the banks' employees were on a U.S. Airways plane that crashed into New York City's icy Hudson River. All passengers are believed to be safe.

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BofA and Wells Fargo employees were among the passengers of the US Airways flight that crashed into the Hudson River Thursday.

NEW YORK(CNNMoney.com) -- Several Bank of America employees were on the plane that crashed into New York City's frigid Hudson River Thursday afternoon.

The Charlotte, N.C.-based bank is confirming their whereabouts and working with authorities to gather further info, a spokeswoman said.

Wells Fargo spokeswoman Mary Eshet confirmed that three of the bank's employees were on the flight; all have been accounted for and are safe. Eshet says she did not believe they were hospitalized.

The more than 150 people on the flight, which had just taken off from LaGuardia Airport headed to Charlotte, are believed safe. Flight 1549 may have may have experienced a bird strike -- when a bird or flock of birds is sucked into the jet -- according to FAA spokeswoman Laura Brown. To top of page

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