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Oregon co-pilot honored for safely splash landing into Hudson River

MADISON (WKOW) -- The co-pilot that helped safely splash land an aircraft in a New York City river received more honors from local leaders Thursday night.

Dane County Board members honored Jeff Skiles of Oregon with a resolution for his efforts in landing flight 1549 into the Hudson River.

Everyone on that flight survived.

While addressing the crowd, Skiles called the landing a group effort and "everyone was just doing their jobs."

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