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Fine Art Print : US Airways plane lands in the Hudson River

US Airways plane lands in the Hudson River



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US Airways plane lands in the Hudson River

Passengers stand on the wings of a U.S. Airways plane as a ferry pulls up to it after it landed in the Hudson River in New York, January 15, 2009. Local media said the plane was an Airbus with 146 passengers and five crew which had just taken off from La Guardia Airport and was trying to return after apparently striking a flock of birds. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES) BEST QUALITY AVAILABLE - RTR23FP8

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21"x14" (+3" Border) Fine Art Print

Experience the thrill of history with our exclusive Media Storehouse Fine Art Print of the US Airways Miracle on the Hudson. Witness the moment of heroism and survival as passengers stand on the wings of the plane, moments after it landed safely in the Hudson River, as captured by REUTERS photographers. This stunning, museum-quality print brings the drama and emotion of this remarkable event into your home or office. Order now and relive the Miracle on the Hudson story every day.

21x14 image printed on 27x20 Fine Art Rag Paper with 3" (76mm) white border. Our Fine Art Prints are printed on 300gsm 100% acid free, PH neutral paper with archival properties. This printing method is used by museums and art collections to exhibit photographs and art reproductions.

Our fine art prints are high-quality prints made using a paper called Photo Rag. This 100% cotton rag fibre paper is known for its exceptional image sharpness, rich colors, and high level of detail, making it a popular choice for professional photographers and artists. Photo rag paper is our clear recommendation for a fine art paper print. If you can afford to spend more on a higher quality paper, then Photo Rag is our clear recommendation for a fine art paper print.

Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 53.3cm x 32.3cm (21" x 12.7")

Estimated Product Size is 68.6cm x 50.8cm (27" x 20")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) orientation to match the source image.


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In this iconic photograph captured by Brendan McDermid, we witness a remarkable event that unfolded on January 15,2009. A US Airways plane can be seen gracefully gliding onto the calm waters of the Hudson River in New York City. Passengers are standing on the wings of the aircraft, awaiting rescue as a ferry approaches to aid them. The image encapsulates both fear and relief; it serves as a testament to human resilience and collective heroism. The Airbus carrying 146 passengers and five crew members had just taken off from La Guardia Airport when it encountered an unexpected obstacle - a flock of birds. This unfortunate collision forced the pilot to make an emergency landing in one of America's most famous waterways. Local media reports indicate that all individuals aboard survived this harrowing ordeal thanks to swift action and effective teamwork. As they stand atop the wings, their expressions reveal mixed emotions: shock, gratitude, and perhaps even disbelief at their miraculous escape. This photograph is not merely a snapshot frozen in time but rather an enduring symbol of hope amidst adversity. It reminds us that even in moments of crisis, humanity can rise above challenges through courage and compassion. Brendan McDermid's skillful composition captures both the vulnerability of those stranded on the wings and the strength embodied by rescuers rushing to their aid. Through his lens, he immortalizes an extraordinary moment where ordinary people became heroes – united by survival against all odds.

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