Here is an awesome picture of Flight 1549 moments before it lands on the Hudson River in New York, NY.
Here is the Coast Guard’s video of the actual landing edited for time.
Here is an excellent recreation of Flight 1549 using Microsoft FSX Flight Simulator as the flight left La Guardia Airport.
Here is the unedited Coast Guard video of the landing and rescue.
Our prayers of thanks go out to the pilot and crew for the excellent job they did in what could have been a disaster. Instead it has turned out to be a blessing for many in their renewed commitment to life.
God bless Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger!
SRM Founder Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger, III is a captain for a major U.S. airline with over 40 years of flying experience. A former U.S. Air Force (USAF) fighter pilot, he has served as an instructor and Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) safety chairman, accident investigator and national technical committee member. He has participated in several USAF and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) accident investigations. His ALPA safety work led to the development of a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Advisory Circular. Working with National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) scientists, he coauthored a paper on error inducing contexts in aviation. He was instrumental in the development and implementation of the Crew Resource Management (CRM) course used at his airline and has taught the course to hundreds of his colleagues. Sully is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy (B.S.), Purdue University (M.S.) and the University of Northern Colorado (M.A.). He was a speaker on two panels at the High Reliability Organizations (HRO) 2007 International Conference in Deauville, France May 29-31, 2007. He has just been named a Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley.