I work in Jersey City in a skyscraper right at the bottom of the Hudson across from downtown Manhattan. I could see the plane that crashed into the Hudson from my desk.
Today was very different. Before I even saw it, it sounded like this plane was about to crash right into our building or one of the ones next to us. Then as it made multiple passes by the Statue of Liberty, accompanied by a military jet, it passed barely over our building. The first time it came by, people in my office were ducking and diving to the ground before everyone evacuated down 30+ floors via the stairs. There were people that had to be treated by paramedics because they suffered injuries due to the chaos occurring.
I'm not sure who was in charge of this, but this is absolutely unacceptable. Hopefully they'll be out a job.