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Monday, January 18, 2010

Reclamation Of Flight 1549 From The Hudson

A time lapse video of the recovery of Flight 1549 which crash landed in the Hudson river last year in the middle of New York City, piloted (and all lives aboard saved) by Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger. The coordination and effort it took to do this in these icy conditions is truly impressive:


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3 comments:

tnlib said...

I haven't given a lot of thought to how they got the plane out of the water. Incredible video. Thanks for sharing.

B to the D said...

Cool but i could have done without the music from some 90's suspense thriller and the "little human saver" comment.

They didn't happen to find the Dallas offensive line in there, did they? Snap.

JBW said...

Agreed, B to the D. I often treat online videos as I do porn: when the music is too annoying you can turn it down and not lose the thrust of the narrative.

Oh, and I couldn't quite hear your second comment over the sound of the Dolphins not making it into the playoffs this year. Snizzap (although I agree with that sentiment as well).