Moment by Moment: Averting Disaster on the Hudson
Captain Sullenberger, Co-Pilot Jeff Skiles and air traffic controller Patrick Harten take us step-by-step through the 208 harrowing seconds of Flight 1549, revealing frightening and fascinating aspects of air travel the public knows nothing about. Discover how the wrong decision at any point could have resulted in disastrous consequences for those on the plane – and on the streets of Manhattan.
Sully Sullenberger: The Man Behind the Miracle
The so-called “Miracle on the Hudson” didn’t happen by chance. The difference between disaster and deliverance rested on the character of the man with his hands on the controls. Discover how the unique life experiences and personal beliefs of Captain Sullenberger translated into his legendary moment of heroism in the skies over New York.
Neck Deep in the Hudson: Shooting Sully
Director Clint Eastwood and producers Frank Marshall and Allyn Stewart reveal how Flight 1549’s terrifying splashdown in the Hudson River was captured on film, shooting on the Hudson itself as well as in Universal’s historic water tank, where parts of “Jaws” were filmed. And Tom Hanks shares the challenges and rewards of playing Sully Sullenberger, from the conversations he had with Sully himself to piloting a state-of-the-art flight simulator that replicated Flight 1549’s brief, terrifying journey. Discover what Hanks learned sitting in Sully’s seat.