It was the first passenger fatality in an accident involving a U.S. airline since 2009 according to the National Transportation Safety Board.
By Alexandra Villareal and David Koenig, Associated Press
As more details into Thursday's emergency landing of US Airways Flight 1549 emerge, aviation experts praised pilot Chesley Sullenberger 3rd for his smooth handling of the airplane following its double engine loss. An aviation expert and a pilot discuss the…
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