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An Airbus A320 jet crash landed on the Hudson River with no fatalities 13 years ago. Now the plane is a part of a museum in Charlotte.

An Airbus A320 jet crash landed on the Hudson River with no fatalities 13 years ago. Now the plane is a part of a museum in Charlotte.
Captain Sullenberger's heroic life-or-death decision has become world-famous, with the accident dubbed the "Miracle on the Hudson."

John Roca/NY Daily News via Getty Images Source: Britannica The damaged US Airways aircraft crash-landed on the water, but, there were zero fatalities.Timothy Fadek/Corbis via Getty Images Source: Britannica 150 passengers were on board the plane, who evacuated after the crash at the direction of flight attendants Donna Dent, Doreen Welsh, and Sheila Dale.Michael Nagle/Getty Images Source: Britannica, CN Traveler The passengers were forced to stand on the wings and sit in rafts in freezing temperatures as the aircraft slowly sunk, anxiously waiting for rescue boats to arrive.Ramin Talaie/Getty Images Source: Honeywell Aerospace After the NTSB determined the cause of the crash, it was clear the historic plane needed a permanent home.

Daniel Barry/Getty Images Source: Simple Flying However, the plane was not going to be scraped.Todd Sumlin/Charlotte Observer/Tribune News Service via Getty Images Source: Time The A320 became the museum's centerpiece, complete with the damage it suffered during the crash.

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