US National Transportation Safety Board concluded its 15-month investigation into the Jan. 15, 2009, ditching of US Airways Flight 1549, finding that "in addition to the decisions and actions of the flight crewmembers, overwater safety equipment likely saved lives that might otherwise have been lost to drowning." All 155 passengers and crewmembers survived in the so-called "Miracle on the Hudson," which occurred after the A320 struck a flock of Canada Geese shortly ...

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