“Miracle on the Hudson” 10 years later. Sally met with the passengers saved


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10 years after the events, dubbed “miracle on the Hudson” and became the basis of filme with Tom Hanks, pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger (Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger) have met with passengers aboard, which he did.

On the 10th anniversary of the crash of US Airways flight 1549 crash survivors met with the pilot, who for the first time in the history landed the plane on the Hudson river. 15 January 2009, 150 passengers and three flight attendants aboard flight confided in Sally, who managed to perform a miracle – no being killed while landing on the water.

Passengers are even now still don’t believe that left that day unharmed. “It was a chance in one billion. We gave a second life,” said Barry Leonard in an interview with” Fox & Friends.

The plane took off from new York’s LaGuardia airport, but collided with a flock of geese that caused the stop both engines. Sullenberger realized he can’t return to the airport or to fly to the other bands, decided on an emergency landing on the water of the Hudson river. Rescuers were able to evacuate all the people to the last. One flight attendant and 4 passengers received injuries that were not life-threatening.

67-year-old Sullenberger, now retired, but still feels part of the “living history”. I think not only about what we did, the pilots, and that did the rest. Everyone in the group of strangers had to be sure that you saved everything,” says Sally.