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US Airways Flight 1549

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...

'Miracle On The Hudson' Plane Headed To NC Museum

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The US Airways jet that made a near-miraculous landing on the Hudson River in 2009 will finally reach its destination, but as a...

The Next Osama Syndrome: America, the Fearful

Judith Acosta | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Acosta

While chronic, viral fear has made us hyper-vigilant and hyper-suggestible, it has simultaneously made us less prepared, less likely to defend ourselves appropriately, and more likely to get hurt.

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...

Extra! Secrets to Being an AP Reporter for 49 Consecutive Years!

Dana Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dana Kennedy

I'm impressed with Richard Pyle for sticking with the same company for 49 years, for having such a sharp memory, and for being the cliched Irascible, Gruff Newsman that future cub reporters will never meet.

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...

Jeff Skiles Interview: Airlines Hiring "Very Substandard" Pilots (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In an interview with CBS' the "Early Show," Jeff Skiles, the co-pilot of US Airways Flight 1549, the flight which crash landed in the Hudson River in ...

4 Months After "Miracle On The Hudson," Flight 1549 Passengers Get A Visit From FedEx

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Luggage is slowly being returned to the passengers of US Airways Flight 1549, the plane that ditched in the Hudson River in January without loss of ...

"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...

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: I Was On That US Airways Flight

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Steve Martin appeared on The Late Show With David Letterman tonight and discussed his harrowing experience on US Airways Flight 1549, the plane that c...

What's Good for the Goose

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Markarian

Killing geese through methods such as round-ups, gassing, and asphyxiation is not only inhumane, but also ineffective at solving local conflicts.

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.

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.

Hudson River Plane Crash: Video Of Other Plane Crashes, Photos, Map

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A US Airways jetliner crashed into the Hudson River on Thursday afternoon after a flock of birds apparently disabled both its engines. Rescuers pulled...