Triumph Over Tragedy Story Briefs

Triumph Over Tragedy

Sully and Jeff Skiles had 208 seconds between a bird strike and a forced water landing on the Hudson. Both testified during the NTSB investigation.

Henry Bliss Northup was the man who rescued Solomon Northup - whose slave name was ''Platt Hamilton'' - from slavery.

A routine flight turns into a near-disaster when volcanic ash causes all four engines on a 747 to fail at 37,000 feet.

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