Miracle on the Hudson



Stories of the Miracle
  • Miracle on the Hudson

    Quotes from the Survivors

    We commemorate the one year anniversary of the miracle of Flight 1549 with these touching insights from passengers and first responders who were there.

  • The Plane Crash That Gave Us Hope

    On the one-year anniversary of the plane crash on the Hudson we see how it has transformed lives and brought hope to millions.

  • Martha Williamson Miracle on the Hudson

    Martha Williamson: The Hudson River Miracle Mystery

    From the amazing story of the US Airways plane crash on the Hudson River, Martha Williamson reminds us that each day is a gift and a chance to make a difference.

  • Captain Sully Sullenberger

    Why Sully Still Inspires Us

    Learn more about the pilot who made the miraculous landing on the Hudson, and was one of Beliefnet's Most Inspiring People of 2009.

  • How to Live an Awesome Life

    Share Your Thoughts on Flight 1549

    Last year the world was shocked and then happily amazed at what happened when Sully guided Flight 1549 into the Hudson River. Share your thoughts, one year later.

  • How You Can Survive a Plane Crash

    In light of the US Airways-Hudson River miracle, the author of "The Survivors Club" offers tips on how to survive a plane crash.

Blogging About the Miracle


Interview: Don Piper, who Spent "90 Minutes in Heaven"

Date: 01/26/2016

The book 90 Minutes in Heaven: A True Story of Death and Life is the story of Don Piper , who was pronounced dead after a truck slammed into his car, and his long and painful recovery, with 34 surgeries. In those 90 minutes, Piper says he experienced heaven. Now a movie starring Hayden Christiansen and Kate Bosworth as Piper and his wife Eva, written and directed by Bosworth's husband Mic ...

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Are You Really Alive?

Date: 05/11/2012

A couple of years ago, I was watching the news when Captain Sullenberger successfully landed a jet airplane in the Hudson River. All 155 passengers survived. It's known as "The Miracle on the Hudson." A reporter asked one of the passengers, a man who had just been rescued, what he thought about it all. He was soaking wet, freezing cold and a little bit frazzled, but he had this incredible glow ...



Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger of "Miracle On The Hudson" Retires

Date: 03/04/2010

Just short of 14 months since piloting one of the most extraordinary landings in aviation history, Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenburger hung up his wings yesterday and retired from US Airways. Capt. Sullenburger, 59, joined US Airways in 1980 and became a member of  the airline's flight operations safety management team last September. Captain Sullenberger, the pilot in command during ...

Related Topics: First Officer Jeff Skiles, Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenburger, Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenburger, Miracle On The Hudson, Captain Sully

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