Hudson River miracle plane preps for final journey

After spending two-and-a-half years in a hangar in Harrison, the banged-up US Airways plane that made a miraculous landing on the Hudson River is getting ready for its final journey.

The Airbus A320's final destination will be the Carolinas Aviation Museum in Charlotte, N.C.

Today, the plane was lifted onto a specially built rig. It's scheduled to make the 650-mile journey to Charlotte later this week.

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