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Bird Strike

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"Bird Strike"


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By Brian Beutler

The FAA has released cockpit recordings containing the communication between the pilot and air traffic control in the moments before U.S. Airways Flight 1549 crashed into the Hudson. Here’s the story. Here’s the transcript. Since, thankfully, nobody was killed or seriously injured, now seems like as good a time as any to revisit this classic segment from Eddie Izzard’s Glorious.

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