US Airways Flight 1549

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Plane on the surface of the Hudson river

US Airways Flight 1549 was a commercial airplane flight that landed in the Hudson River because a flock of birds hit its engines. The plane took off from La Guardia in New York. The event was remarkable because no one died. Flight 1549 is also known as The Miracle In the Hudson. The aircraft had a pilot named Sully Sulleburger.