Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney, Valerie Mahaffey. The story of Chesley Sullenberger, who became a hero after gliding his plane along the water in the Hudson River, saving all of the airplane flights 155 crew and passengers.
Easter, April 2009 Navy SEAL rescue of Captain Phillips from Somali pirates. This was the lifeboat that carried the Captain and his pirate captors. This vessel can be seen at at the National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum in Ft. Pierce, Florida. An upcoming movie, starring Tom Hanks, will tell the story of Captain Phillips.