Xtreme Rescues: Miracle Landing on the Hudson, 1st Edition

  • S.L. Hamilton
  • Published By: A&D Xtreme
  • ISBN-10: 1532174861
  • ISBN-13: 9781532174865
  • DDC: 363.12409
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 8th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released January 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This title introduces readers to the skills and technology that came together to save the 155 people on US Airways Flight 1549 after the plane struck a flock of geese and lost all engine power. Simple text and incredible close-up photographs focus on the amazing rescue work. This title also features details about what to do if readers find themselves in a similar situation, surprising facts, and quotes from the rescuers and the rescued. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: In the Hudson River.
2: Bird Strikes.
3: Double Engine Failure.
4: Brace for Impact.
5: The World Finds Out.
6: Get Out or Drown.
7: Wings, Rafts & Water.
8: Boat Rescues.
9: Rescue Divers.
10: Aid Stations.
11: All 155 Rescued.
12: Recovering the Plane.
13: What If It Happens to You?.
Online Resources.