Surviving An Airplane Crash
(Excerpt) On January 15, 2009 US Air flight 1549 took off from New York’s LaGuardia airport headed for Charlotte, North Carolina. 3 minutes into the flight, the plane hit a flock of geese that crippled both engines. Captain Chesley Sullenberger was forced to make an emergency landing in New York’s Hudson River.
Amazingly, all 155 passengers and crew survived the landing. That’s the amazing story many people know. However — what you likely don’t know is that the water that day in the Hudson River was a chilly 41 degrees. And I wanted to know is — what would have happened to the survivors who survived the bird strike and landing… were they NOT rescued within minutes of landing in the water.
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