Chesley Sullenberger

“One way of looking at this might be that for 42 years, I’ve been making small, regular deposits in this bank of experience, education and training. And on January 15, the balance was sufficient so that I could make a very large withdrawal.” A comment on US Airways Flight 1549 which he landed in the Hudson River, on Jan 15 2009, after both engines failed as a result of a bird strike. Not one soul on the plane perished.