Safety 'Glide' Lines

Is it a coincidence that both the US Airways Flight 1549 crash landing in New York's Hudson River on Jan. 15, 2009, and the Scandinavian Airlines Flight 751 crash in Gottrora, Sweden, on Dec. 27, 1991 (with zero casualties in either incident), were performed by pilots with glider training? Some...

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