Alex Magness was one of the passengers on US Airways Flight 1549, which took off from LaGuardia Airport on January 15, 2009, headed for Charlotte, but ended up in the Hudson River instead. You’ve heard about the flight from the perspective of Captain Chesley Sullenberger. Magness joined me on WLS/Chicago today to talk about what it was like from the passenger’s point of view — from the moment the geese hit the engines to the water landing to the ferry rescue.

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Magness and his fellow passengers tell more of their story in the book, “Miracle On The Hudson.