From splash to trash
The one-year anniversary of the ditching of a US Airways A320 on the Hudson River in New York was commemorated recently. To mark the occasion, the crew and passengers of US Airways Flight 1549 had a reunion in New York, and even took a boat ride together on the Hudson to the place where the […]
March 1, 2010
Around the same time a Piper PA – 18, that also there to commemorate the so-called Ã¢â‚¬ËœMiracle on the HudsonÃ¢â‚¬™, appeared on the scene towing a banner that read: Ã¢â‚¬Å“If you died today would you go to heaven or hell? John 14:6.Ã¢â‚¬Â DonÃ¢â‚¬™t ask us, we donÃ¢â‚¬™t quite get it either, but back to the story.
Unfortunately the Piper experienced a mechanical problem and ended up making a forced landing in the Fresh Kills landfill on Staten Island. Must be some kind of local Bermuda Triangle. The aircraft landed safely, and the pilot was unharmed, but now a year after the Ã¢â‚¬Ëœsplash landingÃ¢â‚¬™ we have aÃ¢â‚¬Â¦wait for itÃ¢â‚¬Â¦. Ã¢â‚¬Ëœtrash landingÃ¢â‚¬™! DonÃ¢â‚¬™t worry, the Bellyachers arenÃ¢â‚¬™t planning on quitting their day jobs anytime soon.