flygcforum.com - Captain Chesley Sullenberger - While he is best known for serving as Captain during what has been dubbed the “Miracle on the Hudson,” Sullenberger is an aviation safety expert and accident investigator, serves as a CBS News Aviation and Safety Expert, and is the founder and chief executive officer of Safety Reliability Methods, Inc., a company dedicated to management, safety, performance, and reliability consulting.
Chesley Sullenberger is an American airline transport pilot (ATP). He saved the lives of 155 passengers when he safely crash landed US Airways Flight 1549 into the Hudson River off Manhattan, New York City on 15th January 2009. He was in the position to save the lives on Flight 1549 from over 40 years of flying experience.
Chesley Burnett "Sully" Sullenberger, III (born January 23, 1951) retired airline captain and aviation safety expert was hailed as a national hero in the United States when he successfully executed an emergency water landing of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River off Manhattan, New York City, after the aircraft was disabled by striking a flock of Canada geese on January 15, 2009. All of the 155 passengers and crew aboard the aircraft survived. He was Grand Marshall in 2010.