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The airplane that hero-captain Chesley Sullenberger safely landed in the Hudson River after a bird strike disabled both engines, experienced another problem while en route to Charlotte. This time on land. The aircraft was headed towards its final resting place in North Carolina when the truck hauling it through an obscure New Jersey town attempted […]

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A year ago today (at exactly 3:31PM), a cool-headed pilot named Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger III safely landed a US Airways jetliner into the icy waters of the Hudson River after its engines were attacked by suicidal birds. Everyone lived and an real American hero was born. […]

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In case you didn’t get a chance to see the actual video, photographs, or the computerized reenactments of Captain Chesley Sullenberger’s historic landing in the Hudson River, the heroes at New York Waterway—who righteously assisted in the rescue—are offering a tour of the exact spot the plane splashed down. Fun for the whole family! Buy […]

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A small plane crashed into a helicopter over the Hudson River near Pier 54 a little after 12PM today according to authorities. There’s no visible wreckage in the water, but a huge amount of activity on the surface as the Coast Guard, the FDNY, and NYPD’s emergency units are responding. More info coming soon. Update: […]

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This year, Macy’s screwed Brooklyn out of Fourth of July fireworks by staging the annual pyrotechnic display on the Hudson River to the delight of crowds in New Jersey and on Manhattan’s west side. It offered residents in that part of town some striking new perspectives. These photos, so stunning they almost look fake, were […]

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Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the heroic, quick thinking pilot who landed US Airways flight 1549 into the Hudson River without killing anyone has received more than his fair share of media attention, medals, awards, book deals, and general recognition as an all American hero. But after viewing this simulation with the actual flight audio, now we […]

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So a plane crashed in the Hudson River. According to the City Room, USAirways flight 1549, bound for Charolette, North Carolina may have ran into a flock of birds. A flotilla of boats is surrounding what’s left of the plane as the current continues to move it swiftly downtown along the Hudson. We took these […]

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