Today, the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation is holding a hearing to receive testimony on the US Airways Flight 1549 Accident. On January 15, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 ditched into the Hudson River at approximately 3:30 pm following a double-engine failure while in route to Charlotte Douglas International Airport. There were 150 passengers onboard and five flight crew. All 155 people onboard survived.
Capt. Chesley B Sullenberger III Testifies:
First Officer Jeffrey B. Skiles Testifies:
Flight Attendants Sheila Dail, Doreen Welsh, and Donna Dent Testify:
Air Traffic Control Specialist Patrick Harten Testifies:
Read prepared testimony: