Hudson River Plane Landing (US Airways Flight 1549)

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Uploaded on March 05, 2009 by joseinazores

US Airways flight 1549 made an emergency crash-landing into the Hudson River on Thursday, January 15, 2009. All 155 people on board were brought to safety. The miraculous landing took place after the plane struck at least one bird upon takeoff from New York’s LaGuardia Airport.

Watch the video to see for yourself what really happened: the take-off, flight-path and - crucially - the landing and rescue of passengers.

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Hudson River, US Airways Flight 1549, People & Stories, Travel & Outdoors
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