Captain Chelsey "Sully" Sullenberger, the pilot who successfully ditched US Airways Flight 1549, which had been disabled by striking a flock of Canada geese during its initial climb out, in the Hudson River off Manhattan, New York City, on January 15, 2009. All of the 155 passengers and crew aboard the aircraft survived.
Captain Chesley Burnett Sullenberger III. Known as "Sully"....safely landed a plane in the Hudson River. I think that all pilots should have to also be Glider Pilots, like Sully. It helped him save all those souls. He's a hero. <3
In 2009, Captain Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger became the ’Hero of the Hudson’ when he safely ditched his stricken US Airways Flight 1549 into the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers on board.
The crew of US Airways Flight 1549: Doreen Welsh, Donna Dent, Sheila Dail, co-pilot Jeffrey Skiles, and Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger,III. On January 15, 2009, Capt. Sullenberger and his crew safely guided Flight 1549 to an emergency water landing in New York City’s frigid Hudson River. Captain and crew received international acclaim for their actions that day, including the passage of a Congressional resolution recognizing their bravery.
Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney, Valerie Mahaffey. The story of Chesley Sullenberger, who became a hero after gliding his plane along the water in the Hudson River, saving all of the airplane flights 155 crew and passengers.
Le 15 janvier 2009, l'incroyable se produit : un avion qui vient de subir une terrible avarie réussit à se poser sans encombre sur les eaux glacées du fleuve Hudson, au large de Manhattan. Bilan : les 155 passagers ont la vie sauve !