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Flight 1549

I'm Dying! And I Didn't Make The Bed!

Roz Warren | Posted 03.17.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

Five years ago, on January 15, 2009, Flight 1549 took off for Charlotte, North Carolina and, 3 minutes later, made an emergency landing in the Hudson River, with no serious harm to anyone but the geese who caused the problem. (They were liquefied into something called, in aviation jargon, snarge.)

Captain Sully's First Three Thoughts After Bird Strike (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | Home

How did Captain Sully Sullenberger stay so calm during the emergency landing of Flight 1549 on the Hudson River? When he joined me on Mondays With Mar...

Practice Being Fearless

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Fear loses its power when you prepare yourself to meet it head-on. If you walked out onto a stage without preparing for a speech, of course you would be scared! But if you walk onto a stage after preparing -- practicing your lines and learning your craft -- the fear won't be quite as strong.

The Miraculous Phenomenon That Is Sully

Christine Negroni | Posted 07.18.2012 | New York
Christine Negroni

Three years after his heroics on the Hudson River, Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger still has the Big Apple eating out of his hand. He still says all the right things and amazingly he thinks his greatest accomplishments lie ahead.

New Plan To Battle Geese: Feed Them To Hungry Pennsylvanians

Posted 08.15.2011 | New York

Remember last year when the city secretly gassed 400 geese in Brooklyn's Prospect Park? And then double-wrapped the carcasses in garbage bags before d...

'Miracle On Hudson' Jet Being Auctioned

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — For sale: One severely water-damaged jet, hero not included. The banged-up US Airways plane that Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger deft...

Flight 1549 Responder Honored With Military Leadership Award

Barbara L. Patton | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Barbara L. Patton

When the call came in that a plane had just crashed on the Hudson River, Jessica Wolchak was taken aback but not surprised.

This Week in Magazines: Bill Clinton Has Really Changed, Right?

James Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Warren

A terrific reporter obviously labored hard to get beneath the well-practiced, media-shy and often disingenuous Clinton surface.

US Airways Plane Crash Video: New Surveillance Camera Footage Of Flight 1549

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Following on the Coast Guard's release last weekend of video footage capturing the crash of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River, CBS News has n...

A New Era of Responsibility

Beau Friedlander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beau Friedlander

A hearty congratulations to America. After a dark stretch of wandering into the dark heart of GOP error, we have a leader worthy of our highest post. Now for the hard part.

A Hero "Sully" Would Admire

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

Judge Ellis reached the right result, albeit a very unpopular one, by not revoking Bernie Madoff's bail.

Hudson Crash Required Journalists to Collaborate

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

The photographs taken at the site of the Hudson crash may be the best proof yet that citizen journalism is not only essential, but is here to stay.

The Emotional Aftermath of Flight 1549

Michelle Renee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michelle Renee

People naturally adopt survival skills that protect the psyche during and immediately following the trauma. Choosing to take positive action on your own behalf and choosing positive recovery is key.

The Tragic Downfall of Chesley B. Sullenberger III

Spencer Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Spencer Green

Feb. 7, 2009 - Tina Fey does riotous Chesley Sullenberger impression on "Saturday Night Live," ordering Duck a l'Orange in restaurant, then stabbing it with fork

US Airways Plane Crash Video Released By Coast Guard (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The United States Coast Guard has released absolutely stunning video footage captured by surveillance cameras of the crash of US Airways Flight 1549 i...

The Miracle as a Metaphor: What We Can Really Learn From Flight 1549

Lynda Resnick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lynda Resnick

Times are tough. Our economy has taken a triple bird strike and we've lost all engines and a wing. We are engaged in two wars, our unemployment rate is ratcheting up... but we can land this plane.

Jason Linkins

Flight 1549 Miracle A Triumph For Commercial Aviation, Unions | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As news broke yesterday of U.S. Airways Flight 1549 making a water landing in the Hudson River in New York City, my mind immediately flashed back to a...

Obama and Sully: A New Age of American Competence?

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Brown

It's been a dark eight years, and I'm ready for some hope. Today, Capt. Chesley B. Sullenberger and Barack Obama are the delivery men.

The Geese Fight Back

John Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Marshall

We geese have taken about all the crap we're going to take. To avoid problems in the future, we suggest better communication between the FAA and the Department of Fish and Wildlife.

The Three Myths About Plane Crashes

Ben Sherwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ben Sherwood

How can you survive a plane crash? After going through the FAA's plane crash survival school in Oklahoma City and interviewing many experts and survivors of plane crashes, here are four key tips.

US Airways Plane Crashes In Hudson River (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Editors | Posted 09.14.2013 | New York


Fear of Flying (There's a Plane in the River Under My Window)

Peter Daou | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter Daou

There's a plane in the river under my window. I live in lower Manhattan and if I thought I'd escaped the craziness of Beirut, this neighborhood has proven to be equally prone to life's darkest surprises.

US Airways Jet Floats Down the Hudson

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Tepper Marlin

The plane that left from LaGuardia and only got as far as the Hudson at 50th Street was towed past my window just now.

This Wasn't a Landing, This Was a Die Hard Movie

Bob Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bob Harris

If Chesley Sullenberger is being interviewed, and Alan Rickman suddenly shoots up out of the water, trying to take one last shot before he finally dies... don't say you weren't warned.