Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 01:  US Airway pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger attends a news conference at LaGuardia Airport on his first official day back in the cockpit on October 1, 2009 in New York, New York. Sullenberger, will be back to piloting regular flights again following his emergency landing of a US Airways flight 1549 into the Hudson River after it lost power in both engines following a bird strike last January. Sullenberger will follow the same route he took on the day of the accident to Charlotte, N.C along with the same co-pilot Jeffrey Skiles who both flew up together from Charlotte in the morning.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Clint Eastwood To Direct Captain ‘Sully’ Sullenberger Biopic ‘Miracle on the Hudson’

Warner Brothers announced Clint Eastwood is directing, ‘Miracle on the Hudson,’ a biopic about Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger III.

06/02/2015

Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger, a retired airline captain famous for landing a commercial jet on the Hudson River, along with passengers and crew members from the flight, raise glasses of champagne on a New York Waterway ferry in the middle of the Hudson River to celebrate the five year anniversary of 'The Miracle on the Hudson' on January 15, 2014 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Danville Pilot Sullenberger Marks 5 Years Since ‘Miracle On The Hudson’

“I’m filled with joy and gratitude about what was able to be accomplished by so many five years ago today and the fact that all 155 passengers and crew are here today because of it,” said Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger III of Danville.

01/15/2014

Emergency crews surround an Asiana Airlines passenger jet after it crashed and burned at San Francisco International Airport, July 6, 2013, (CBS)

Korean Passenger Plane Crashes At SFO; 2 Dead, 182 Injured

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 crashed and burned upon arrival at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, killing two people and hospitalizing 182 others.

07/06/2013

US Airways pilot Chesley B. Sullenberger III holds up an American flag that was presented to him during a celebration in his honor on Jan. 24, 2009, in Danville. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

‘Sully’ Sullenberger Riding With Blue Angels Over San Francisco For Fleet Week

Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the Danville pilot known for safely landing a disabled US Airways jet in the Hudson River in 2009, will be riding along with the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels Wednesday.

10/03/2012