Harry 1,088 Posted September 27, 2010 Share #1 Posted September 27, 2010 Passengers on the jet that made a miraculous safe landing at JFK compared their icy calm pilot Sunday to Chesley (Sully) Sullenberger, the Hero of the Hudson. The cool and collected flier at the controls was Navy vet Jack Conroyd, 55, who is being hailed for saving 64 lives by effortlessly landing his crippled jetliner Saturday with its right wheel jammed in the up position. "He was our 'Capt. Sully,'" said passenger John Predham, referring to Sullenberger, the US Airways pilot who landed in the Hudson River in January 2009, saving all 155 aboard. "I can't wait to see him receive all of the credit he deserves." Sullenberger weighed in last night, telling the Daily News, "I commend the crew for ensuring a successful outcome for everyone on board." Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2010/09/27/2010-09-27_passengers_heap_praise_on_own_sully.html#ixzz10jjmTfwe Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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