PICTURE: US Airways Flight 1549 crew receive Guild of Air Pilots & Air Navigators (GAPAN) Award

P1050438.JPGCaptain Chesley B (Sully) Sullenberger and some of his crew, (Donna Dent, Sheila Dail) who ensured the safety of all 150 passengers after the US Airways A320 Flight 1549, crash-landed in the Hudson River west of New York City after a departure from LaGuardia Airport. 

Sully accepted the Master’s Medal for “an outstanding aviation achievement” from Air Cdr Rick Peacock-Edwards , Immediate Past Master (GAPAN) last night at The Guild’s Annual Trophies & Awards Banquet in London’s Guildhall for his and his crew’s actions back in January following a bird strike and double engine failure.   

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