On January 15, 2009, pilots from the US Airways Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger (Tom Hanks) and First Officer Jeffrey Skiles (Aaron Eckhart) is loaded onto the plane in 1549 departing from LaGuardia Airport and supposed International Airport Charlotte Douglas. After simply three minutes after takeoff at an altitude of roughly no kilometer plane colliding with a flock of birds that harm severely each engines of the plane. Without engines or a useful airport at a protected distance, Sully decides the land on the Hudson River.
His choice proved to be a superb one, as a result of it manages to land with out casualties. Immediately, the media and the general public rush to categorize him as a nationwide hero Sully, however this expertise that noticed him go away with publish traumatic stress syndrome, reviewing repeatedly as aircraft crashes over a constructing. Then, after testing a specialised committee, it seems that one engine was nonetheless functioning, albeit at a decreased capability.
This theoretically would have meant that he had ample engine energy to land at a close-by airport or to be returned to the off and took off. Moreover, assessments on simulators reveals that Sully might land safely on any of the 2 close by airports even with each engines inoperative. Sully, then again, insists that each engines have been inoperable and had not sufficient energy, altitude or response time to soundly land on any airport.