Blog on the Run: Reloaded

Friday, September 30, 2011 9:04 pm

If you think the “Occupy Wall Street” protesters are just a bunch of dirty hippies …

… then think again.

Bonus points for the visual reminder that it was a union crew that landed US Airways Flight 1549 safely in the Hudson River after both engines were disabled and evacuated the aircraft with no loss of life.

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Friday, June 10, 2011 7:07 pm

Almost home

Filed under: Salute! — Lex @ 7:07 pm
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The body of Flight 1549, the US Airways jet that safely landed on the Hudson River in New York back in January 2009, approaches Charlotte on Interstate 77 earlier today. My stepdad mom took this shot from the overpass at Exit 30 in Davidson.

And here’s video my stepdad shot:

Saturday, January 17, 2009 6:00 pm

Sully the pilot/hero: the subject of the Quote of the Day

Filed under: Salute! — Lex @ 6:00 pm
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From commenter BOHICA at Firedoglake: “… reading about this, I sometimes wonder how these pilots can work the pedals with balls that big.”

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