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Hudson River Plane Crash

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...

The Advice Harrison Ford Gave Hero Pilot 'Sully' Sullenberger

OWN | Posted 11.13.2013 | OWN

On Jan. 15, 2009, Captain Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger III, then an airline pilot for US Airways, saved 155 lives by landing his disabled plane on ...

"Brace For Impact," From Captain Sully Sullenberger (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

"This is the captain, brace for impact." Those were the words of hero Captain Sully Sullenberger during the emergency landing of Flight 1549 on the Hu...

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

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

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...

What I Would Have Done If There Had Been No River, From Captain Sully Sullenberger (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

What would have happened if there was no river nearby when Flight 1549 was going down? When he joined me on Mondays With Marlo, Captain Sully Sullenbe...

Captain Sully Sullenberger With Marlo Thomas (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

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 ...

2 Rescued After Small Plane Crashes Into Icy Hudson

AP | Posted 01.28.2013 | New York

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Two people were rescued Sunday when their single-engine plane crashed and sank into the icy Hudson River off Yonkers, authorities sai...

Teen Hero Saves HOW Many Lives?!

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 06.14.2012 | Teen

Nineteen-year-old Sam Porter from Melbourne, Australia saved a life yesterday -- but it wasn't as shocking of an event as you might think. The teen, w...

Now Coming to a Ballpark Near You: The Chilean Miners

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

How will prominent Chilean athletes and other brands use the miners to enhance their presence? Will they be tied to an Olympic movement or large scale soccer event?

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.

New York To Kill 170,000 Geese

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York's geese are dead birds squawking. The state plans to eliminate 170,000 Canada geese. That means two-thirds of the current population co...

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...

'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 ...

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...

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 ...

Sullenberger Criticizes "Fly By Wire," Book About Hudson River Plane Crash

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — The pilot who guided his disabled plane to a safe emergency landing in the Hudson River says that a new book that underscores the rol...

FAA Will Modify Airspace Rules Over Hudson River

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEWARK, N.J. — The Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday it will change rules for the airspace over the Hudson River in New York City f...

Controller Didn't Warn Plane In Husdon Collision

AP | VICTOR EPSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEWARK, N.J. — An air traffic controller should have warned the pilot of a small plane about aircraft in its path before it collided with a sigh...

Hudson Crash NTSB Report Wrong: Air Controllers

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — Federal safety officials investigating a midair collision over the Hudson River changed their account of the accident on a key poin...

Hudson River Plane Crash Controller Bantered About Dead Cat Before Collision, Neglected Duties

AP | JOAN LOWY and DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — The air traffic controller handling the small plane involved in a deadly crash with a helicopter over the Hudson River was chatting...

Controller Bantered About Dead Cat Before Hudson Plane Crash, Neglected Duties

AP | JOAN LOWY and DAVID B. CARUSO, Associated Press Writers | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON -- The air traffic controller handling the small plane involved in a deadly crash with a helicopter over the Hudson River was chatting on t...

UPDATE: Air Traffic Controller Failed To Warn Plane That Helicopter Was In Its Path

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON (AP) - An air traffic controller making a personal phone call initially failed to warn a small plane of other aircraft in its path and then...

Hudson River Helicopter, Plane Crash: Controller Was On Phone During Accident

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — A personal phone call and the absence of a supervisor during last week's collision over New York's Hudson River has led to two air ...

Hudson River Crash Video Captures Midair Collision

AP/NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) - The Federal Aviation Administration says it has placed two employees on administrative leave in connection with last w...

Plane In Hudson Crash Raised From River, 2 Bodies Recovered (VIDEO)

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

(AP) HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Two bodies were pulled Tuesday from the wreckage of a small plane that collided with a sightseeing helicopter over the Hudson Ri...