FAA releases Hudson A320 ATC audio

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The US Federal Aviation Administration has released more than 7 hours of radio air traffic control conversations that include the four-minute period between when a US Airways A320 departed New York’s LaGuardia Airport and when it ditched in the Hudson River on the afternoon of 15 January.

Most striking are conversations between the aircraft and New York air traffic control centre which captured Flight 1549's captain, Chesley Sullenberger, remaining cool and collected as he informs controllers of his predicament.

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