Animation of Flight 1549 Emergency Landing

March 20, 2009



Remember US Airways Flight 1549 making an emergency landing in the Hudson River? I know, it’s so two months ago. But check out this animated rendition of the flight:

I am struck by how quickly things happened, and how little time they had. But did you notice the ending? Yeah, there it is again…

Flight 1549 photo by Janis Krums

…It’s that photo that went viral on Twitter, reaching mainstream news and causing me to wonder if there was more to Twitter than I had thought! (See Why Twitter: Flight 1549 and viral news)

Jon Reid

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As an American missionary kid who grew up in Japan, I'm a child of two cultures, while not fully belonging to either. This gives me a sightly different view of the world.