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  • On Thursday, January 15th, 2009, the world witnessed the "Miracle on the Hudson" when Captain Chesley Sullenberger, nicknamed "Sully", glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career.

    - Written by Warner Bros.
  • On January 15. 2009, flight 1549 left New York but shortly after taking off there's an accident that wrecks the plane's engines; they were told to return to the airport. But the Cpatin Chesley Sullenberger whose friends call him Sully, decides that the plane won't make it to the airport so he chooses to land in the Hudson River. And even when none of the passengers was seriously injured, Sully finds himself under intense scrutiny by the NTSB, whose investigation reveals that the plane could have made it to the airport and one of the engines was still working. Sully still maintains the engines were out and if they tried to go to the airport they would have crashed.

    - Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com
  • On January 15th 2009, after a bird strike with the loss of two turbines, Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger and First Officer Jeff Skiles land an Airbus A320 with 155 passengers on the Hudson River saving their lives. Sully is claimed a hero by the press and public; however the official investigation reports that one of the left engines was running at idle and not damaged. And the flight simulator indicates that it would be possible to land at LaGuardia or Teterboro. Sully has to defend himself to the commission; otherwise Sully has to defend his reputation and career showing new evidences of the incident. Will he succeed?

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • The Miracle on the Hudson, that is Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger landing his damaged jet plane on the Hudson River and saving all 155 souls on board from a horrible fate, is seen as an incredible act of heroism from the dedicated pilot. However the National Transportation Safety Board seeks to ruin Sully's career by claiming the fact that his jet plane still had enough altitude and thrust to return to a safe airport in NYC. Will Sully be adored as a hero or a fraud?

    - Written by Eric
  • The story of Chesley Sullenberger, an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight's passengers and crew.

    - Written by Chw


The film opens with Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger (Tom Hanks) trying to maneuver a plane above New York City...

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