US Airways Flight 1549: multiple bird strikes


US Airways FLight 1549 was a scheduled commercial passenger flight from New York City to Charlotte, North Carolina on January 15, 2009. The final approaching is water landing in the Hudson River adjacent to Manhattan six minutes after departing from LaGuardia Airport. The aircraft type is Airbus A320-214 and the reason of the crash landing is no power in the both engines after multiple bird strikes.

155 people on board, including the air crew, but the aircraft is safe landing on the water, no one died and only 78 people are reported injured.

Aviation crash video

1. Youtube "US Airways Airbus A320 Flight 1549 Crash Landing in the Hudson River"
2. Air Safety Week "US Airways Airbus A320 Flight 1549"

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