A World War II-era fighter plane crashed into the Hudson River on Friday (May 27) night, killing the pilot, according to New York authorities. Officials said William Gordon, the 56-year-old pilot from Key West, Fla., died in the crash, the Associated Press reported. The P-47 Thunderbolt crashed into the Hudson River near the George Washington Bridge about 7:30 p.m., according to the New York Police Department. The vintage aircraft was scheduled to participate in the Jones Beach Air Show on Long Island this weekend, and it had already flown twice Friday before the crash, ABC News reported. https://goo.gl/aB34gY
The Sun in travel related Gemini completes a semi-square aspect to Uranus on May 28. According to Rex E. Bills’ The Rulership Book, the planet Uranus represents airplanes so that an aircraft accident becomes a possibility.
A chart drawn for the exact aspect ( as well as for the time of the accident) at New York has a Jupiter-Saturn-Neptune T-square aligned with the meridian. A keyphrase for which is, “false hopes; overextension followed by disappointments or losses”. On the Ascendant is Mars conjunct the star Kornephoros of Herculis. A Latin epithet for Hercules was saltator, “leaper” and was associated with dancers, acrobats and sports champions. Diana Rosenberg adds that this star is linked to sports related injuries . Conjunct the IC [16pi] of chart is the star Achernar. Alpha (α) Eridanus, Achernar, is a white star situated in the mouth of the River. Achernar, is from Arabic Al Ahir al Nahr, "the End of the River". The Hudson River drains into the Atlantic Ocean, between New York City and Jersey City so that the accident can be said to have occurred at the mouth of the river.