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An investigation is underway in New York City, to determine exactly what brought a U. S. Airways plane down. Thursday, the plane, with its 155 passengers, splashed into the Hudson River. Amazingly, everyone survived. Investigators spent the day...
The pilot dubbed "The Hero Of the Hudson," got an started flying at 14 years old, as a cropduster. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger grew up in Denison, just north of Dallas. 39' Dawn Tongish has the story.
Monday, January 19th, 2008 The investigation of the emergency crash landing of a US Airways jetliner will last a year and the lessons will go on for decades. That's the word from Robert Benzon, the National Transportation Safety Board's chief...
WASHINGTON - Stepping into history, Barack Hussein Obama grasped the reins of power as America's first black president on Tuesday, saying the nation must choose "hope over fear, unity of purpose over conflict and discord" to overcome the worst economic...
Spin CycleA blog called Army Wife: Rants from Fort Livingroom was not happy to hear Chuck Schumer call for Chesley Sullenberger, the pilot who successfully ditched his passenger jet in the Hudson Thurday, to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor......
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The Swampby Mark Silva One new president rides in on a high note of public approval, one old president leaves low. On the eve of his inauguration as 44th president, Barack Obama dropped in on wounded veterans of a war that......
While nobody is disputing that Captain Chesley Sullenberger ditched US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson between New York and New Jersey on January 15, 2009 after striking Canada geese causing the aircraft to lose thrust in both engines, there is some...
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The SwampBy Mark Silva Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger, hailed as the hero of "the miracle on the Hudson,'' plans to accept President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration invitation. Obama has invited the pilot who ditched a U.S. Airways flight in the Hudson River......
New Yorkers will soon see less birds and more planes in the sky this summer. City officials plan on working with the U.S. Agriculture Department to hunt and kill as many as 2,000 Canadian geese that fly within five miles of near its two major airports in...
The first of three major hearings on airplane safety got underway Tuesday morning in Washington D.C. Officials say the prospect of planes hitting birds is a big concern. Migratory canadian geese hit the engines of U.S. Airways Flight 1549 in January....
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