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Chinese pilot lands plane after cockpit window smashes

A veteran Chinese pilot calmly landed a passenger plane after a windshield panel burst 9,750 meters above the ground, with 119 passengers and nine crew on board, and is now being lauded as “China’s Captain Sully.” Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, a pilot for US Airways, became famous when he safely landed an airliner onto Hudson River in New […]

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