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Hudson Airbus

November 13, 2009

An American marketing director living in Paris is looking for a new opportunity. Last Sunday, we met at Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam to discuss my new venture. I mentioned a brochure of a mobile video service, which I often use as an example of “narrow” positioning. It pitches how fast a reporter could be on air to cover the Hudson plane crash.

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Just marketing, the company’s product was not even close when it happened. “You would be even faster if somebody on board was equipped with it” I routinely continued. And then it turned out: my future colleague was on board of that aircraft, he landed in the Hudson!

Somewhere on the left wing, there he is:

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Amazing story…

Below are two impressive 3D reconstruction videos, derived from all available accident information giving us a never-before-seen view of the accident. These videos are best viewed full screen and with HD enabled!

The next one is from a different angle and with more radio communication:

Find additional info and more animations at exosphere3d.com. There is also a book on the event: Miracle on the Hudson.