[Update 2: It’s official: Stevens was indeed killed in the Alaska plane crash, according to family spokesman Mitch Rose. The website NASA Watch says that former NASA chief Sean O’Keefe was also on board, but survived.]
Posts tagged: Plane Crashes
Flight 1549 as experienced by the captain and the flight crew.
Yup: it was 50 years ago today that Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens were killed in an icy plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa.(Don MacLean called it “the day the music died” in his 1971 hit “American Pie.”)
A helpful map of flight 1549’s trip around Manhattan — Sully’s wild ride — complete with geese.
The reviews are in for Chesley B. Sullenberger III, the improbably-named pilot who landed his 169,000-pound airplane in the Hudson River on Thursday, then strolled the aisle to check for stragglers before stepping off himself.
ABC News has an early story on Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger III, the U.S. Airways pilot who calmly landed his plane in the Hudson River on Thursday.