Sully is a feature biopic about Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger who in 2009 famously landed an Airbus A320 in the Hudson river after engine failure on flight #1549, saving everyone on board. The film stars Tom Hanks as Sullenberger and was directed by Clint Eastwood. Sully will be released on September 9, 2016.
On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career.