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US Airways Crash

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...

'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...

Hudson River Landing: Pilots On Sully's Miracle

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

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 ...


Huffington Post | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Chesley Sullenberger, known as "Sully," the pilot of the US Airways plane that crashed into the Hudson River is being hailed as a hero for successfull...

A.I.G. Balks at Paying Claims From US Airways Survivors | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For the first couple of days after his flight ditched into the Hudson River, Paul Jorgenson was just glad to be alive. But then he started to need his...

"Fly By Wire": Miracle On The Hudson Book Rushed

New York Times | Andrew Adam Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Capt. Chesley B. Sullenberger III's fatality-free ditching, after six minutes aloft, of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River in January is resul...

Continental Crash Highlights Miracle of United Flight 1549

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charles Karel Bouley

The reality of plane crashes came, well, crashing home and suddenly Sully and his crew from the Miracle on the Hudson seemed even more...lucky, skilled, lucky, miraculous.

The Difference Between First Class And Coach

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

When a US Airways jetliner crashed into the Hudson River last month, everyone survived. More than 150 passengers and crew members got into boats befor...

Steve Martin On Letterman: I Was On The US Air Flight (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Steve Martin sat down with David Letterman Monday and confided that he had been on the US Airways flight last month that made the heroic landing in th...

The Survivor's Club

Mallika Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mallika Chopra

Whether it is an illness, foreclosure, or a messy divorce, there are many difficult life challenges that all of us and our loved ones will one day have to face.

Why Old Media Can't Deny New Media

Ari Herzog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ari Herzog

Twitter is a subset of new media. Your evening news and morning papers aren't quite there, lacking internet technologies, commenting, and synchronous interactivity.

Didn't He See it?

Barbara Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Gordon

In Bush's farewell address, there was no mention of the heroic efforts of the Hudson River plane crash, and yet speech after speech, he has extolled the exceptional resilience of the American spirit.

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...

Reflections on Reconciliation: Paradox of Excess & Deprivation

Terry Leach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Terry Leach

I wonder if Captain "Sully" Sullenberger's colleagues' pensions are secure. Somehow, I doubt it. Although airlines were the companies we used to loved to hate, airline employees are part of the family, too.

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.

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.

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

Time of The Signs: The Inaugural Augeries

Beth Lapides | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Beth Lapides

This inauguration has found its good omen. A omen that we are entering an age when the engines might be cut off. But in which we can land anyway, and not just land, but actually get each other safely to the shore.

Madoff and "Sully" Sullenberger: Paradoxical Symbols of the Past and the Future

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The saga of Flight 1549 is one crisis-plagued year ending an era of unprecedented corruption with Bush and Madoff leading the way, while a new year begins with hope ushered in by Sully and Obama.

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.

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.

They're Just Not That Into You, George

Mary Lyon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Lyon

Your stubborn and arrogant pursuit of some grand new American empire has gained us not the admiration of the world but more enemies aflame with hatred and mistrust of us than we ever imagined.

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.

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...