Chesley Sullenberger III


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Asiana Airlines 214 Investigation Focusing on Pilots

The National Transportation Safety Board and its Korean counterparts are focusing their investigation into the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash on the plane's pilots, NTSB chief Deborah Hersman said during a news conference Monday.

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Chesley Sullenberger, the US Airways pilot who landed his plane safely in the Hudson River in January talks about his new memoir. watch

CBS News Recruits Capt. "Sully" Sullenberger

Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III, the pilot behind the 2009 "Miracle on the Hudson" landing, is joining CBS News as an aviation and safety expert, the network announced Thursday.

Sullenberger, 60, rose to international fame for helping save 155 lives on January 15, 2009 when he and his crew safely landed US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River more


The Daily Show with Jon Stewart 10/13/09

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Year Title Description
2013 Home & Family: Episode
Season 1, Episode 151
Episode, Guest
2010 Brace for Impact TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2009 On the Record With Greta Van Susteren: Episode Episode, Guest
2009 Larry King Live: Episode Episode, Guest
2008 Tournament of Roses Parade TV Show Series, Appearing

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Capt. Sully's Story Takes Flight to the Big Screen

Capt. Sully has landed — in Hollywood.

Flashlight Films has picked up the movie rights to Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger's memoir, which recounts the pilot's heroic landing of U.S. Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River, Variety reports.

Sullenberger wrote Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters with Jeffrey Zaslow. The memoir was released last October, nine months after the famed landing.

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Flashlight's Allyn Stewart will produce the film, along with executive producers Kipp Nelson of Flashlight and Kathleen Kennedy of Kennedy/Marshall Co. The film, which does not ...
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