U.S. Air Force Academy.
Chesley Burnett "Sully" Sullenberger III was born in Denison, TX.
Famous U.S. Airways pilot and hero Chesley Sullenberger safely landed a
passenger jet on the Hudson River. He was ranked #2 in TIME Magazine’s
2009 list of the Top 100 Most Influential Heroes and Icons.
Capt. Chesley B. Sullenberger in the cockpit moments before
taking off from La Guardia Airport on January 15, 2009.
US Airways Flight 1549 afloat in the Hudson River.