Sunday, January 18, 2009

US Airways Flight 1549

Coast Guard Footage of the US Airways Flight 1549 Water Landing in Hudson River, NY
"**Starts at 2:00**US Airways flight 1549 crashes in Hudson River NY. The flight plan was from LaGuardia to Charlotte. All passengers survived. The plane was an Airbus A320. Both engines reportedly sucked-in multiple birds and both engines caught on fire. The pilot made a successful water landing. There were approximately 150 passengers and one infant. The pilots name was Chesley Sullenberger. He has been flying since 1980 for US Airways. He also served in the US Air Force."

Multiple Shots of Plane Landing in Hudson River, NY

Use of Google Earth to illustrate flight path

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