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- On January 15th, 2009 US Airways flight 1549…took off from New York's LaGuardia Airport.…As it started to climb suddenly both engines were disabled.…Pilot Chesley Sullenburger turned the plane…told the passengers, "Brace for impact,"…and executed a flawless emergency landing…in the Hudson River.…Sullenburger checked the passenger cabin twice…to ensure everyone was evacuated…before being the last to leave the aircraft.…Despite the crash landing and freezing temperatures…incredibly all 155 passengers and crew survived.…
Sullenburger was widely and rightly praised…but his interpretation was different…from how he was portrayed in the media,…as a solo heroic figure.…He said those 208 seconds, from takeoff to crash,…were the defining moment of his 42 year career.…It tested everything he learned and he never saw it coming.…The key to success, collaboration.…When people focused on him,…he emphasized how he and his copilot were together.…We were a team.…
In interviews he consistently praised the cabin crew…whose collaboration, he emphasized, as essential…
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