U.S. Airways Flight 1549 Accident

A portion of a hearing on aviation safety was shown. The Subcommittee on Aviation heard testimony on the U.S. Airways Flight 1549 accident.… read more

A portion of a hearing on aviation safety was shown.

The Subcommittee on Aviation heard testimony on the U.S. Airways Flight 1549 accident. On January 15, 2009, the flight ditched into the Hudson River at approximately 3:30 p.m. following a double-engine failure while en rout to Charlotte Douglas International Airport. There were 150 passengers and five crew onboard the Airbus A-320. About 90 seconds after departing LaGuardia International Airport Captain Sullenberger reported experiencing a double-bird strike. close

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U.S. Airways Flight 1549 Accident

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Program ID:
284280-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 24, 2009 | 7:08pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Feb 25, 2009 | 7:01am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Feb 24, 2009 | 7:08pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 25, 2009 | 7:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
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