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Miracle on the Hudson

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Patrick Harten, Air-Traffic Controller

Ian Spanier | Posted 03.18.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Patrick Harten, Air-Traffic Controller Harten might not be as famous as Chesley Sullenberger, but as the lead air-traffic controller on duty during t...

Agency Killed 20,000 Animals Over 2 Years To Protect Airports

Posted 03.03.2014 | Green

Twenty thousand animals were killed near New York City area airports over the past two years in order to protect arriving and departing planes, a new ...

5 Years Later, He Gets The Ballet Rap Music Video He Deserves

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

This week saw the five year anniversary of "The Miracle on the Hudson," and one very creative person decided to mark the occasion and pay musical trib...

Wonder, Heroism, And The Fifth Anniversary Of The 'Miracle On The Hudson'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

On this day five years ago, 155 lives were saved by the heroic actions of one man. Not long after Charlotte-bound U.S. Airways Flight 1549 took off fr...

PHOTOS: Five-Year Anniversary Of The 'Miracle On The Hudson'

Posted 01.25.2014 | New York

The "Miracle on the Hudson" was five years ago today. On the morning of January 15, 2009, a flock of geese destroyed the engines of US Airways Fli...

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 Sullenberger With Marlo Thomas (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | Home

This week, I was thrilled to have Captain Sully Sullenberger on Mondays With Marlo. Captain Sully is a true American hero -- he's the brave pilot who ...

Government Has Our Back -- And We Should Be Thankful

Allan Brawley | Posted 03.11.2013 | Business
Allan Brawley

Those who rant against Big Government interference in the supposedly free market workings of the capitalist system are either delusional or cynically self-serving.

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.

Miracle On The Hudson Survivors Get Tattoos Together On 'NY Ink'

Posted 03.21.2012 | TV

On Thursday night's episode of "NY Ink" (Thurs., 9 p.m. EST on TLC) three survivors of a near-catastrophe, the crash-landing of US Airways Flight 1549...

Sully Sullenberger On His Passions, Regrets, And The American Dream

Posted 01.03.2012 | Fifty

Known simply as "Sully", the captain of what has been dubbed the "Miracle on the Hudson," Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger, III became a household name...

WATCH: How To Survive A Plane Crash

Posted 12.06.2011 | Travel

How to survive a plane crash. It's a common thought with luckily little application. When the "Miracle on the Hudson" plane crashed into the Hudso...

Chesley Sullenberger On The FAA, TSA & What Parts Of Flights Are The Most Dangerous

The Huffington Post | Kate Auletta | Posted 09.18.2011 | Travel

Back in May, it was announced that Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, the former pilot who manned the "Miracle on the Hudson" plane, was to become a CBS Ne...

Sully Talks TSA, FAA & Those Damn Geese

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.18.2011 | Travel

Back in May, it was announced that Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, the former pilot who manned the "Miracle on the Hudson" plane, was to become a CBS Ne...

'Miracle On The Hudson' Plane Departs For Final Destination

Posted 08.05.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Airways airplane that made a splash-landing dubbed the "Miracle on the Hudson" more than two years ago began a road trip...

WATCH: Sully Talks About Miracle On The Hudson 2 Years Later

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

January 15th marks the two-year anniversary of the "Miracle of the Hudson," the, well, miraculous landing of a Charlotte-bound U.S. Airways plane by C...

WATCH: Sullenberger Gets A Movie Deal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

It was only a matter of time: Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger is getting a movie made about the "Miracle on the Hudson." The famed U.S. Airways...

Good Riddance to Canada Geese

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Air safety is the most persuasive reason for goose removal, but there are plenty of others. There are way too many of them. They live a long time, reproduce like crazy, and defecate all over the place.

Hudson River Landing Illuminating But Not a Miracle

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Christine Negroni

In bringing the official investigation into the Hudson River landing of USAirways flight 1549 to a close on Tuesday, the NTSB did not conclude the ditching seen 'round the world was a miracle.

'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...

Laura Zych, Ben Bostic, "Miracle On The Hudson" Survivors, Find Love

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Today marked the one year anniversary of the "Miracle on the Hudson" in which Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger deftly landed US Airways Flight 154...

Sully vs. Langewiesche: Controversy Over Miracle Books

Huffington Post | Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In the aftermath of the Miracle on the Hudson, Capt. Chesley Sullenberger told any reporter who would listen that credit for putting the US Airways Ai...

Miracle on the Hudson, Not the Only Aviation Success Story

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christine Negroni

Every year there are aviation events that go unnoted because actions of pilots, flight attendants and air traffic controllers prevented something bad from becoming awful.

"Fly By Wire": New Book Suggests That Sully Wasn't So Amazing

The New York Times | DWIGHT GARNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Mr. Sullenberger made a good choice to land on the Hudson. But his actual control of Flight 1549, Mr. Langewiesche writes, was "less reflective of unu...

Hudson River Landing: Pilots On Sully's Miracle

The New York Review of Books | James Salter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

James Salter The New York Review of Books "Fly by Wire: The Geese, the Glide, the Miracle on the Hudson" by William Langewiesche Farrar, Straus and ...