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Published on Oct 13, 2012
U.S. Airways Flight 1549 at the 15 January 2009. A few minutes after takeoff due to problems with the engines because of bird strikes on the Hudson River ditching. All 150 passengers and five crew members survived the accident.
Flight 1549 is a daily scheduled domestic flight of U.S. Airways from LaGuardia Airport in New York City to Seattle / Tacoma, Washington, with a stop at the airport in Charlotte, North Carolina. On 15 January 2009 at 15:32 clock time (20:32 UTC clock) ended the first leg of the flight six minutes after taking off with a ditching in the Hudson River between New York City and Weehawken, New Jersey.
Although the fuselage and wings roughly remained intact, the aircraft had to be written off as a total loss.