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US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River, New York, USA on 15 January 2009. (Photo by Greg L via wikimedia, CC-BY)
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The Heroics of Captain Sully and the “Miracle on the Hudson”

Posted January 15, 2013 by Patrick Smith

As the public understands it, Sully saved 155 lives through nerves of steel and superhuman flying skills. The truth isn’t quite so romantic.

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Wilbur Wright takes off from Le Mans, France.
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On This Day in Aviation History

Wright Flyer’s First Europe Flight: August 8 in Aviation History

Posted August 8, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Wright Flyer makes its first public flight, a small plane and a sightseeing helicopter collide over the Hudson River, and more…

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This is the Piper PA-32 Cherokee Six (N71MC) that collided with a helicopter over the Hudson. (Photo by Paul Kanagie)
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Crashes

Harrowing Accident Exposes Hudson River Corridor’s Flaws—and Beauty

Posted August 10, 2009 by Brian Futterman

A pilot explores the history of aviation accidents over the Hudson River corridor and the rarity of mid-air collisions.

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Photo by Eric Thayer/Reuters
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Aviation News

Miracle On the Hudson: US Airways A320 Ditches In River, All 155 On Board Safe

Posted January 15, 2009 by NYCA Admin

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 […]

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