"Miracle on the Hudson" Plane Moves Through Md. Today - Southern Maryland Headline News

"Miracle on the Hudson" Plane Moves Through Md. Today


Large Transport will be a Rolling Roadblock through the State

(June 7, 2011) – The Airbus A320-214 plane that Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger successfully landed on New York’s Hudson River following a bird strike that disabled his engines is coming through Maryland. The transport will be traveling along the outer loop of I-695 (Baltimore Beltway) between I-95 (exit 33) and I-70 today.

The truck carrying the fuselage of US Airways flight 1549 is heading to a museum in South Carolina and will travel along Maryland State highways after 9 a.m. The truck will leave Perryville Maryland shortly after 9 a.m. today and proceed south on I-95 to the Baltimore Beltway. From the Beltway, the 185 foot long – nearly 16 foot wide truck will make its way to I-70 west and finally to I-68 toward West Virginia.

The wide truck carrying the plane will travel at a speed of up to 50 mph and will require two lanes to travel.

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