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House Proceeding 01-26-09 on Jan 26th, 2009 :: 0:19:30 to 0:23:20
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Thomas E. Petri

0:19:27 to 0:19:47( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: colleagues to strongly support h. res. 84. with that, i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from -- mr. pea try. mr. petri: i would like to begin by commending and thanking the chairman of our aviation

Thomas E. Petri

0:19:30 to 0:23:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Thomas E. Petri

0:19:48 to 0:20:09( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: subcommittee for giving all the members of the subcommittee an opportunity to meet some of the people who were involved in this o@ what could have been a tragic and turned out to be a heroic day on february 24 when we

Thomas E. Petri

0:20:10 to 0:20:34( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: tentatively scheduled a subcommittee hearing to meet and find out what worked and what didn't work and what could be done even better in the future. but i certainly on this day rise in support of the resolution before us, house resolution 84 honoring the heroic actions of the pilot, crew and rescuers of

Thomas E. Petri

0:20:35 to 0:20:55( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: is airways flight 1549. the flight left la guardia airport on january 15, 2009. ity pushed back late from the terminal with passengers getting to their detention charlotte, north carolina.

Thomas E. Petri

0:20:56 to 0:21:16( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: shortly after takeoff, the airplane carrying 150 passengers, struck a flock of large birds causing engines to fail. captain sullenberger, a veteran pilot with decades of experience in the commercial airline industry and united states air force was forced to ditch his

Thomas E. Petri

0:21:17 to 0:21:37( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: aircraft in the icy cold waters of the hudson river. every person aboard the flight survived the dual-engine failure and aircraft controlled ditch into the frigid waters of the hudson river is testimony of the hard work of all aviation safety personnel.

Thomas E. Petri

0:21:38 to 0:21:58( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: i applaud the quick actions of the pilot and crew alike and commend their actions as critical to the survival of all 150 passengers. also to be commended are those who so quickly responded to the -- to rescue those balanced on the wings of the sinking plane

Thomas E. Petri

0:21:59 to 0:22:20( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: of. "afternoon outlook" the ditched effort, survivors of this action still faced the perils of hypothermia. the quick action of police, coast guard and other first responders ensured the survival of all involved and their efforts are to be comnded.

Thomas E. Petri

0:22:21 to 0:22:41( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: the robust training programs within the airline industry, federal aviation administrion safety oversight efforts as well as the equipment improvements by aircraft manufacturers all contributed to the survival of those aboard flight 1549. january 15 could have been a day

Thomas E. Petri

0:22:42 to 0:23:03( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: stained by tragedy, but thanks to the individual actions of captain sullenberger, the crew aboard and the ongoing safety efforts of so many within the industry, we will remember that day differently. the outcome of flight 1549, affirms the value of the hard work of aviation safety professionals, but also renews

Thomas E. Petri

0:23:04 to 0:23:20( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: the call for continual improvements in aviation safety. i salute those safety professionals and crew who played a role in that day's events. support house resolution 84 and look forward to the opportunity

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