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Seeing a piece of history in Charlotte during Miracle on the Hudson’s 5th Anniversary

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - This week marks the 5th anniversary of the Miracle on the Hudson. 

A bird strike forced pilots to land US Airways flight 1549 in New York’s Hudson River.  All 155 passengers and crew members were rescued. 


That plane is now on permanent exhibit at the Carolina's Aviation Museum in Charlotte. 

The exhibit also features stories from passengers that were on the flight.

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