On January 15, 2009, the world experienced the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger (Hanks) moved his handicapped aircraft onto the freezing waters of the Hudson River, conserving the lives of all 155 aboard. Even as Sully was being declared by the public and the media for his extraordinary accomplishment of air travel ability, an examination was unfolding that threatened to damage his track record and his profession.