NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It’s been seven years since New York experienced a miracle.
Friday marks the 7th anniversary of the “Miracle on the Hudson.”READ MORE: Brian Laundrie's Remains Found In Florida Nature Reserve, Officials Say
On Jan. 15, 2009, U.S. Airways Flight 1549 made its emergency landing on the Hudson River.
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Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger took to Twitter to mark the anniversary.READ MORE: Man Taken Into Custody After Shooting Just Steps Away From Bronx School
“Seven years later, with pride and hope, I still see good coming from the remarkable events of Flight 1549,” Sullenberger wrote.
Sullenberger was hailed as a hero for safely bringing the plane down. All 155 people on board survived.
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Tom Hanks is set to star as Sullenberger in an upcoming movie by Clint Eastwood, set to be released later this year.