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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.)

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.

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...

'Sully' Sullenberger Is Ready For CBS News Job

AP | By DAVID BAUDER | Posted 08.01.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Retired pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger expects a lot more from his new job at CBS News than waiting for a plane to crash so he can be ...

Sully Lands CBS News Gig (Safely, Of Course)

AP | Posted 07.19.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The pilot who safely brought down that plane in the Hudson River has landed at CBS News. The network announced Thursday that Captain...

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...

What's Killing CNN? Live Television

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
MP Nunan

A 24-hour news channel, you see, is a good thing. Live news, more often than not, just blows.

Miracle On The Hudson Report: Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger Could Have Landed At Airport

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — A federal safety panel on Tuesday issued more than two dozen safety recommendations related to the airliner that ditched into the H...

Geese Causing Airplane Trouble Euthanized

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A year and a half after Canada geese forced an airliner to splash down in the Hudson River, officials are rounding them up in almost ...

Chelsey Sullenberger, Heroic Pilot Of "Miracle On The Hudson" Landing, Will Be Retiring

AP | MITCH WEISS and SAMANTHA BOMKAMP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger has flown his final flight. The pilot who landed a US Airways plane safely on the Hudson...

Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger Jokes About "Rock Star Sex" In Matt Lauer Special

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — Pilot Chesley Sullenberger jokes that his heroic handling of a disabled jetliner brought him "rock star sex" in an interview for "...

Luxury Travel For Budget-Conscious Big Shots? Fame Route Has The Answer

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Tony Sachs

What do you get when you combine luxury travel with carpooling and membership discounts? A new company called Fame Route.

Top Ten Most Inspiring Stories Of The 2000s

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

This past decade has had its share of mishaps, to be sure, but here at Impact, we think the following inspirational moments are enough to make even th...

Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger Still A Star One Year After "Miracle On The Hudson"

AP | EVELYN NIEVES | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

SAN FRANCISCO — Capt. Sully had 15 minutes. Like most one-name, world-famous celebrities, he also had a press rep monitoring every second. There...

Hero Sex

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

LOS ANGELES — Pilot Chesley Sullenberger jokes that his heroic handling of a disabled jetliner brought him "rock star sex" in an interview for "...

Christmas 2009: We Know Who's Been Naughty... Nice Is a Little Harder to Find

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Arianna Huffington

Time for my annual tradition of getting gifts for my favorite -- and not so favorite -- public figures, including Larry Summers whom I'm getting a Goldman Sachs pension (after all, he's earned it). READ MORE Newsmakers Roasting on an Open Fire: Your Gift Ideas for 2009's Naughty and Nice Here are your gift suggestions, including a GPS for Barack Obama, to show him the way from Wall Street to Main Street (submitted by manx). READ MORE The Senate Health Care Bill: Leave No Special Interest Behind There are many reasons for hoping the Senate health care bill doesn't become the law of the land. But the biggest reason of all is the desperate need for a DC pattern interrupt. READ MORE

Miracle On The Hudson: One Year Anniversary

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Crying, cheering and embracing, the survivors of US Airways Flight 1549 raised a toast to life Friday, marking the anniversary of the...

CHESLEY B. SULLY SULLENBERGER, US AIRWAYS PILOT, HERO OF PLANE CRASH

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...

"Sully" Sullenberger Back In The Air: Pilots US Air 1050 From Charlotte To New York

New York Daily News | Nancy Dillon Aboard Us Airways Flight 1050, Richard Schapiro in.C.arlotte, N.C. And Helen Kennedy in New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Hero pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger climbed back in his beloved pilot's chair Thursday morning, flying his first planeload of passengers since Jan...

Captain Sully's One Regret

New York Daily News | Richard Sisk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON - Capt. Sully gave a wakeup call to the feds and the airlines Tuesday to combat the growing menace from the big birds that thrive around La...

"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...

Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger To Write Book, Meeting With Publishers

Crain's | Matthew Flamm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The hero of Flight 1549 is looking to write a book. Captain Chesley Sullenberger, who piloted his US Airways jet safely onto the Hudson River in Janu...

United Pilot Insults Sully

Lane Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lane Hudson

"Ladies and Gentlemen, if you are on the left side of the plane, you will see a spectacular view of New York City and US Airways' new runway, the Hudson River." Cute, right?