Library Ditches Hero Pilot's Fine for Book Sunk in Hudson

Restocked ethics tome to be dedicated to Sully
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 3, 2009 2:49 AM CST
Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, pilot of US Airways Flight 1549 that crashed into the Hudson River last month, salutes before Super Bowl XLIII.   (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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(Newser) – Hero pilot Chesley Sullenberger's local library has told him not to worry about a borrowed book stuck in the hold of US Airways Flight 1549 that crashed in the Hudson River, AP reports. After he contacted the library to ask for an extension, the staff not only waived all overdue and replacement fees, but will dedicate the restocked volume to Sullenberger. Its subject? Professional ethics.