- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: January 15, 2009
Time: 15:06
Location: New York, New York
Operator: US Airways
Flight #: 1549
Route: New York, NY- Charlotte, NC
AC Type: Airbus A320-214
Registration: N106US
cn / ln: 1044
Aboard: 155   (passengers:150  crew:5)
Fatalities: 0   (passengers:0  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane was taking off from La Guardia Airport when both engines were disabled after striking a flock of geese. The crew was able to ditch the plane in the Hudson River, making a soft landing. All 150 passengers and crew of 5 made it out safely before the plane began to sink. No one was reported to be seriously injured.
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