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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"A little weird."
Source: Lorrie Sullenberger, describing what
her husband -- Captain Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger III --
thinks of the attention lavished upon him after he piloted US
Airways Flight 1549 to a safe water landing Thursday on New York's
Hudson River. All 150 passengers and five crewmembers were able to
safely evacuate the plane, and Sullenberger -- along with copilot
Jeffrey Skiles, and flight attendants Donna Dent, Doreen Welsh, and
Sheila Dail -- are being hailed as heroes for their efforts.