One name: Sully. Chesley Sullenberger, the pilot doing an ordinary take-off, when a flock of birds were sucked into his engines and crippled the plane... who then safely put it down in the Hudson. A hero pilot if there ever was...
1) "Jet Airliner" - Steve Miller Band
2) "Take Me To The River" - talking Heads
3) "Heroes" - David Bowie