This celebrity goo was created by player Ryan Dunn.
Scott Hardie provided the category, made minor changes to the clue provided by Ryan, and wrote the explanation.
publication date: Tuesday, April 28, 2009 (part of Round XXXIX)
clue: Dude. I'm sure you're a great pilot, but I want this goo flying my plane.
explanation: Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III successfully carried out the emergency water landing of US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River, offshore from Manhattan, New York City, on January 15, 2009, thus saving the lives of the 155 people on the plane. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Tony Peters, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Jason Lemler, Vicki Moore, and Jenee Williams