Capt. "Sully" Will Be At Inauguration


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CBS News has confirmed that President-elect Barack Obama has invited US Airways Capt. Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger – the pilot of the airliner that crashed into the Hudson River last week – and his family and his crew to attend the inauguration tomorrow.

A transition official tells CBS News that the details are still being worked out.

On Saturday, Sullenberger's wife told The Early Show that it was likely they would make the trip.

"Our daughters would love to go see the Jonas Brothers," Lorrie Sullenberger said. "So we're thinking about (going to D.C. for the inaugural events). I would love to go. It's in the works, I believe." (Read more)
  • Steve Chaggaris

    Steve Chaggaris is CBSNews.com's Executive Editor, Washington.

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