'Sully' Story Makes Transition To The Big Screen | KCUR

'Sully' Story Makes Transition To The Big Screen

Sep 16, 2016

US Airways Flight 1549 made an emergency water landing when its engines were disabled from multiple bird strikes.
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When US Airways Flight 1549 took off from La Guardia airport on January 15, 2009, no one expected it to come to rest minutes later in the middle of the Hudson River. A movie released this month recalls the incident and the quick thinking of pilot, Chesley Sullenberger. Sully recounted that experience with host Steve Kraske in October 2009.