Thursday, January 22, 2009

Danville Pilot Party on Saturday

By Chris Thompson
Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 8:29 PM

If you want to embarrass with praise Chesley Sullenberger, the Danville resident and pilot who successfully ditched a US Airways plane into the Hudson River, you'll get your chance on Saturday. Danville plans to throw him a modest party at 1 p.m. on the Town Green. With a marching band and everything! We're happy to see that he won't make a speech or take excessive credit for his remarkable cool under pressure; the guy really seems like a solid mensch.

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