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Airline Industry / Hudson River Crash / Congressional Hearing #934864

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 24, 2009
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(Washington: Brian Williams) The attendance of the crew of US Airways Flight 1549 at President Obama’s speech at the Capitol tonight noted.

(Washington: Tom Costello) The push by Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger for help from Congress in reforming the airline industry featured; scenes shown of Sullenberger with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and the standing ovation for the crew at the Congressional hearing on the crash. [Representative Jim OBERSTAR†- praises the crew.] [Air traffic controller Patrick HARTEN††- says people do not survive landings on the Hudson River.] [SULLENBERGER – tells Harten he is touched by his tale.] [SULLENBERGER, First Officer Jeffrey SKILES†- talk about the state of the airline industry.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Costello, Tom
Duration:
00:02:20

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