Tom Hanks tries to land a plane on the Hudson River in the trailer for 'Sully'

Warner Bros. just released the first trailer for the Clint Eastwood-directed “Sully,” which tells the story of US Airways captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger. The pilot performed a heroic feat that became known as “The Miracle on the Hudson” after he saved the lives of more than 150 people by landing a damaged plane in the Hudson river after a flock of birds flew into its engines, causing them to fail.


The movie stars Tom Hanks in the titular role, and it promises to garner Oscar buzz for the two-time Academy Award-winner. “Sully” is scheduled for release on September 9th, 2016.

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