A320 ditching on the Hudson - Record of radio communications

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Record of the communications between the US Airways plane code-named «Cactus 1549» and Air traffic controllers.
Although his powerless plane was gliding lower and lower with no way of reaching a runway, the captain can be heard talking to New York air traffic controllers in a very calm, collected exercise. In fact, he sounded so matter of fact about his plane's rapidly worsening situation that, when he confirmed that he is going to land on the Hudson, the controller waited a few seconds before asking to repeat. This last air traffic controller's request to «Say again Cactus» is never answered.

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