Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger
Residents are seeing red and raising a stink about a proposed Upper East Side waste transfer facility. They say it poses a threat not only to their quality of life, but to air travel as well.
The plane had just taken off from JFK around 3 p.m. Thursday when birds were sucked into an engine. Passengers watched as the cabin began filling with smoke.
It’s a policy that goes back decades. Most people don’t know about it. But now a local hero familiar to everyone in New York is pushing for Congress to require life rafts on all flights.
The wings of the US airways jet piloted safely into the Hudson River by Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger are heading south.
The State Highway Administration says the 120-foot fuselage of the plane captained by Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger left Perryville shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday on a route that will take it through western Maryland.
The US Airways jet known for its famed “Miracle on the Hudson” landing, has spent the last two years just outside Newark, but it will soon be moving to a permanent display at a Charlotte, N.C. museum.