Chesley Sullenberger Rank
About Chesley Sullenberger
Retired airline captain and Air Force fighter pilot Chesley Sullenberger III rose to prominence in 2009 when he saved 155 people, himself included, on board a flight which he was commanding. Having been commissioned as a US Air Force officer in 1973, he went on to serve as a fighter pilot before turning to a career in civil aviation in 1980. On 15th January 2009, US Airways Flight 1549, which Sullenberger was flying as the captain, encountered a bird strike that caused the engines to fail. His decision to do a crash landing on the Hudson River saved everyone’s life.
He grew up along with a sister named Mary in Denison, Texas. He has been married to a fitness instructor named Lorraine Sullenberger. They are parents to two adopted daughters.
His accolades earned include The Air League’s Founders’ Medal, and the Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators’ Masters Medal.
CBS News hired him in May 2011 as an expert on aviation and safety.
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F.A.Q. about Chesley Sullenberger
When is his birthday?
Chesley Sullenberger's birthday is on January 23, 1951.
In how many days is his birthday?
Chesley's birthday is in 45 days
How old is he?
He is 70 years old.
Where is Chesley from?
He was born in Denison, Texas, U.S..
Chesley Sullenberger's Popularity
Chesley Sullenberger is a famous American pilot and captain, who was born on January 23, 1951. As a person born on this date, Chesley Sullenberger is listed in our database as the 33rd most popular celebrity for the day (January 23) and the 55th most popular for the year (1951).
People born on January 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Chesley Sullenberger is the 918th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Chesley Sullenberger's birthday, Chesley Sullenberger is the 8164th most famous American and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Denison, Texas, U.S.
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