Quotes by Chesley Sullenberger

About Chesley Sullenberger:

Chesley Burnett is a retired airline captain, aviation safety expert and accident investigator, best-selling author, speaker and consultant. He 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 during its initial climb out of LaGuardia Airport on January 15, 2009. All of the 155 passengers and crew aboard the aircraft survived.

Author Bio

  • NameChesley Sullenberger
  • DescriptionAmerican commercial airline pilot, safety expert and accident investigator
  • AliasesChesley Burnett Sullenberger III; Chesley Sullenberger III; Sully Sullenberger
  • BornJanuary 23, 1951
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionOfficer; Aviator