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NFL to honor Flight 1549 crew before Super Bowl

TAMPA, Fla. - US Airways pilot Chesley "Sully"Sullenberger and the crew from Flight 1549 will be honored by theNFL before the Super Bowl.

Sullenberger, co-pilot Jeffrey B. Skiles and flight attendantsDoreen Walsh, Sheila Dail and Donna Dent will be recognized beforethe start of Sunday's game between the Arizona Cardinals andPittsburgh Steelers.

Sullenberger was praised as a hero for a deft landing Jan. 15 onthe Hudson River after both the plane's engines were disabledfollowing a collision with a flock of birds. All 155 passengers andcrew members were rescued.

Also being honored is Gen. David Petraeus, who heads the U.S.Central Command.

Petraeus will be part of the coin toss ceremony, which alsoinclude past Super Bowls greats Lynn Swann, Roger Craig and JohnElway.

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