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2014-07-03 23:08:08

The last passenger off of US Airways Flight 1549, Dave Sanderson was largely responsible for the well-being and safety of others when it crashed into New York's Hudson River, risking his own life in frigid water to help other passengers off the plane. Sanderson is scheduled to speak about his survival at two North Carolina retirement communities. http://www.uchas.org Newton, NC (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The last passenger off of US Airways Flight 1549, Dave Sanderson was largely...

2014-05-05 16:31:03

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesley B. (Sully) Sullenberger III will be the guest speaker at Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) undergraduate commencement on Saturday, May 10 at 4 pm at the BB&T Center located at 1 Panther Parkway in Sunrise. The ceremony will include candidates from NSU's the Farquhar College of Arts, Abraham S. Fischler School of Education, the College of Health Care Sciences, the College of Nursing, and Sciences, the H. Wayne...

2014-01-15 08:21:19

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants- CWA (AFA) issued the following statement today honoring the professionalism of the crew of US Airways flight 1549, five years after AFA US Airways Flight Attendants Donna Dent, Sheila Dail, and Doreen Welsh brought much needed attention to the primary role and purpose of Flight Attendants: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110302/DC58223LOGO) "On January 15, 2009, three US Airways...

2013-05-26 23:02:25

Veteran airline captain and organizational change expert, Steve Harden, will speak to hospital leaders about surviving the health care economic tsunami at the MediServe 2013 Annual Conference taking place at the Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona on June 7. His presentation will include lessons learned from Captain "Sully" Sullenberger and his crew, when they successfully ditched US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River after both engines failed due to a collision with a...

Solar Impulse Team Takes To The Skies Over San Francisco For Test Flight
2013-04-25 11:51:08

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Beginning in May, the Solar Impulse team of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg plan to take their solar-powered aircraft on a high-soaring journey across America. In preparations of that historic-to-be flight, Piccard took to the helm for a day-long tour over San Francisco Bay, giving spectators a look at the HB-SIA aircraft in action. The flight began just after sunrise Tuesday morning as Piccard shot off the runway at Moffett...

2011-06-07 07:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) is a proud sponsor of the efforts underway for the final "arrival" of US Airways Flight 1549 to the Carolinas Aviation Museum. Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger safely landed the aircraft in the Hudson River on January 17, 2009 after reporting a double bird strike. All occupants, including 150 passengers, three flight attendants and two pilots, survived the event. The historic "Miracle on the Hudson"...

2010-05-05 11:48:00

WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) supported a recommendation by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) for overwater safety equipment to be included on all commercial aircraft, regardless of route. The recommendation was made at this week's NTSB hearing on the probable cause for US Airways Flight 1549's emergency ditching on the Hudson River in 2009. The NTSB Safety Board praised the three flight attendants, represented...

2010-03-16 11:38:00

In the news release, Stevens' CSR Provides Vital Maritime Information to Local, State and National Agencies, issued 16-Mar-2010 by Stevens Institute of Technology over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the subhead should read "The Center was instrumental following the emergency landing of US Airways Flight 1549 and the August 2009 mid-air collision of a helicopter and small plane" rather than "two helicopters." We are also advised that the 7th paragraph should read "a...


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