Chesley Sullenberger

Airline Pilot, Military Person

1951 –

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Who is Chesley Sullenberger?

Chelsey Sullenberger is an American commercial airline pilot and safety expert and accident investigator who successfully carried out the emergency water landing of US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River, ofshore from Manhattan, NYC on January 15, 2009, thus preventing any loss of life.

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Born
Jan 23, 1951
Denison
Also known as
  • Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger
  • "Miracle on the Hudson" pilot
  • Chesley B. Sullenberger III
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Master of Arts, University of Northern Colorado
    Public administration
    ( - 1979)
  • Bachelor of Science, United States Air Force Academy
    Psychology
    ( - 1973)
  • Basic Sciences
  • Master's Degree, Purdue University
    Industrial and organizational psychology
    ( - 1973)
  • Denison High School
Employment
  • Safety Reliability Methods, Inc.
  • Visiting scholar, University of California, Berkeley
    (2007 - )
  • Pilot in command, US Airways
    (1980 - )
Lived in
  • Danville
  • Denison

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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