Wired.com’s Autopia blog posted 5 amazing simulations of USAir 1549 water landing in the Hudson River. This one’s integrated the actual air traffic control audio.
YouTube – Hudson River Plane Landing (US Airways 1549) Animation with Audio
Here’s another from the BBC that reports that USAir 1549 came perilously close to another plane as it banked left over Manhattan and headed down the Hudson River.
YouTube – COCKPIT VIEW OF HUDSON RIVER FLIGHT | US Airways Airbus A320 Flight 1549 pilot’s view
These were reportedly made with Microsoft’s popular Flight Simulator.
I’m always amazed by how cool, calm and collected air traffic control remains as an emergency unfolds.
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Cool videos. That was a fantastic landing
Wow, the first re-enactment with the air traffic control audio shows just how little time the captain had to land, and to make the decision to land in the Hudson, this guy is a hero.