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Out the window of his airplane, Gardner-Webb University alumnus Ben Bostic stared straight down at the Hudson River near New York City. Just seconds earlier, he had heard a booming noise, felt a jarring motion, sensed a burning smell and noticed one of the aircraft’s engines was in flames. Then he heard a voice on the cabin speaker: “This is your captain. Brace for impact.”
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Office of University Communications, "As “Sully” Movie Premieres, Gardner-Webb University Alumnus Reflects on “Miracle on the Hudson”" (2016). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 792.