As the public understands it, Sully saved 155 lives through nerves of steel and superhuman flying skills. The truth isn’t quite so romantic.
Wright Flyer makes its first public flight, a small plane and a sightseeing helicopter collide over the Hudson River, and more…
A pilot explores the history of aviation accidents over the Hudson River corridor and the rarity of mid-air collisions.
A US Airways flight lost power in both engines shortly after takeoff from LaGuardia Airport this afternoon, forcing the pilots to guide the Airbus A320 to an amazingly smooth stop on the Hudson River near 50th Street. Nearby commuter ferries rushed to the jet and safely evacuated all 155 passengers and crew on board, including [...]