Posts Tagged ‘Miracle on the Hudson’


January 15th in Aviation History: Miracle on the Hudson, United Airlines Born

US Airways Flight 1549 makes its "Miracle on the Hudson" water landing. A Lockheed U-2 is lost in the Sea of Japan, the crash of Linjeflyg Flight 618, Boeing Air Transport starts delivering airmail, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff


Five Years Later, Still a Miracle

On January 15th, 2009, US Airways flight 1549 ditched into the Hudson River after striking a flock of birds. Today, it is still a miracle.
by Stephen Weisbrot

US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River, New York, USA on 15 January 2009. (Photo by Greg L via wikimedia, CC-BY)

The Heroics of Captain Sully and the “Miracle on the Hudson”

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



Why I Celebrate Sully

The actions of the cowardly Costa Concordia captain reinforce the importance of having a selfless leader at the helm.
by David J. Williams


Video: Inside the Wrecked US Airways ‘Miracle on the Hudson’ Jet

A peek on-board the remnants of US Airways Flight 1549 as it begins a new life as a museum exhibit in North Carolina.
by admin