Miracle on the Hudson—9 Years Later

Miracle on the Hudson—9 Years Later

Nine years ago today, Cactus 1549 struck a flock of geese and ditched in the Hudson River. The rest, as they say, is history.

An encore post . . .

Miracle on the Hudson—9 Years Later

The “Miracle on the Hudson” has fairly become the stuff of legend. But the stuff of legend is, by definition, not necessarily the stuff of fact. Let’s sort the fact from the fiction and, from that, what lessons can pilots learn? 

Miracle on the Hudson—9 Years Later

Lessons From the “Miracle on the Hudson”

sully Sully Movie and Miracle on the Hudson LessonsMany aviation enthusiasts have already seen the new hit movie, “Sully.” Much of the plot involves NTSB investigators trying to hang the Probable Cause on “Pilot error.” But, how much of this is true?

In my article for Airways Magazine online, we will try to separate the Hollywood myth from the cold, hard facts.

More importantly, we will explore what pilots can learn from the events that day.

Link: AirwaysMag.com

Direct Link: https://airwaysmag.com/capnaux/lessons-from-us-airways-1549/

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Miracle on the Hudson—9 Years Later

This article, and more about the event, are also printed in my latest book,

There I Wuz!

Adventures From 3 decades in the Sky

Volume IV


Which is available at Amazon in:

Miracle on the Hudson—9 Years Later

Bonus

Here’s a really cool Playback of #US1549 via FlightRadar!

Miracle on the Hudson—9 Years Later

Link: https://www.flightradar24.com/data/pinned/ua1549-2fb3041#2fb3041

Sully Movie and Miracle on the Hudson Lessons Related Links

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Miracle on the Hudson—9 Years Later

PS: Apparently, the real Sully’s next gig is acting. Check out his debut on the Jimmy Kimmel Show:

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Link: https://www.facebook.com/jimmykimmel/videos/1777210639222697/