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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 ...

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...

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 ...

Divers Search Bottom Of The Hudson River, Can Barely See

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — It's an eerie underwater world that few people will ever see – an unforgiving morass of mud, rocks and collapsed pilings from o...

Preventing Another Horror On The Hudson

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

"See and avoid" sounds like a reasonable approach if you're trying to avoid gopher holes during a walk in the garden. For aircraft in New York City, I think we could use something a little more foolproof.

Helicopter Crashes In New York History (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

This past weekend's crash between a sightseeing helicopter and a small airplane is a terrible reminder of just how highly trafficked New York's airspa...

Body Found In Plane Wreckage

AP | TOM HAYS and VICTOR EPSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HOBOKEN, N.J. — Hudson River divers on Monday found the wreckage of a small plane and one of two victims missing following a midair collision wi...

Hudson Crash Pilot Who Radioed Warning: Plane Like Missile

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The pilot who radioed a desperate, last-minute warning says a plane that struck a helicopter over the Hudson River "looked like a cru...

Helicopter-Plane Collision Exposes Crowded Airspace Over Hudson River

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Flying a small plane above the Hudson River can feel like ducking into a crowded, urban canyon – with towering skyscrapers on e...

Hudson River Crash Victims Include Three Teenagers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HOBOKEN (AP) --The nine victims presumed dead in the midair crash of a tourist helicopter and plane above the Hudson River include five Italian touris...

Hudson River Crash: Seven Bodies Recovered

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

HOBOKEN, N.J. — Divers pulled a helicopter and four more bodies out of the murky Hudson River on Sunday in their search for victims, wreckage an...

Helicopter, Plane Crash Over Hudson River, Killing 9 (VIDEO)

AP/Huffington Post | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE: Fox news talks with three eyewitness and shows the first images of the crash. NEW YORK -- A small plane collided with a sightseeing he...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 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.

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...

Hudson Plane Landing: Investigation Begins

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO and VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — Thick mud, menacing currents and bone-chilling temperatures stymied investigators Friday as they scoured the Hudson River for the two...