Sunday, January 18, 2009

A River Ran Through It

The Times reports that late Saturday night, "crews at Battery Park City had rigged the plane -- weighing an estimated one million pounds -- and lifted it out of the Hudson. They planned to load it onto a barge for investigators. The black boxes, the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder that will serve as electronic witnesses to the event, had been removed from the plane by 1 a.m. on Sunday to be taken to Washington, transportation officials said."

Read the chilling, detailed account of one of the more remarkable safe endings in American aviation history HERE.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This story makes me even more sure that Sully is a hero. The man deserves a medal.

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