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#SelfieSunday with Denise Lockie, Miracle on the Hudson Survivor

Posted September 21, 2014 by Denise Lockie

This week’s #SelfieSunday guest is Denise Lockie, a survivor of US Airways Flight 1549.

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On This Day in Aviation History

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

Posted January 15, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

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…

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Five Years Later, Still a Miracle

Posted January 15, 2014 by Stephen Weisbrot

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.

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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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Airline News

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

Posted February 25, 2011 by NYCA Admin

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

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Aviation News

Government Killed 2,900 New York Geese in Wake of US Airways ‘Miracle on the Hudson’ Accident

Posted February 8, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The USDA exterminated over 2,900 Canada geese from parks in and around New York City following the ditching of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River, according to an official report.

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Captain Sully becomes airborne for the last time before his retirement form US Airways. (Photo by Mark Lawrence)
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Aviation News

Sully’s Final Departure: Miracle on the Hudson Hero Flies Into Retirement (w/ Photos)

Posted March 3, 2010 by Mark Lawrence

Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, a national hero for his successful water landing of US Airways Flight 1549 into the Hudson River, completed his final airline flight today, entering retirement following a 40 year career as a professional pilot. We bring you photos of his last departure out of Ft. Lauderdale.

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Controller PAtrick Harten greets US Airways 1549 Captain Sullenberger and First Officer Skyles at a hearing with the house Aviaiton Subcommittee.
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One Year After the ‘Miracle on the Hudson,’ an Exclusive Interview with Air Traffic Controller Patrick Harten

Posted January 18, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

On the one-year anniversary of US Airways Filght 1549, we caught up with Air Traffic Controller Patrick Harten to talk about what has happened since the accident and learn more about what went on behind the scenes and also more about the events from his perspective.

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