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Flight 1549 crash flight path

Approximate flight path of US Airways Flight 1549 prior to crash / water landing on the Husdon River in New York City on January 15, 2008 (note we mislabeled map as flight 1594; corrected and reposted above)


Map compiled using tracking data from, mapped onto Google Maps.


Note that the plane GAINED 100 FEET of altitude after pilot centered on the river in preparation for water landing. Was one of the engines still working?


Discussion of the flight path, the "ditch switch", and where will the plane be moved to for the NTSB investigation at


PDF of above map (with corrections) available on request.

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Uploaded on January 15, 2009