Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the pilot who expertly avoided catastrophe by “landing” goose-struck US Airways Flight 1549 atop New York City’s Hudson River in January, is set to climb back into the cockpit, the airline announced yesterday. In addition to commanding regular commercial flights, Sullenberger will take on new duties as a safety management pilot; the airline says it will announce Sully’s inaugural flight soon.
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