The pilot attempted a landing despite warnings from air traffic controllers to divert to another airport due to heavy fog.
The controller asks if Sullenberger wants to divert to Teterboro in New Jersey, a few miles west of the Hudson.
(Agencies, Ynet) Report: Iran officials told Assad to focus on Israel to divert attention from Syria crisis.
They could be hoping for Democrats to divert resources, in which case, mission accomplished.
Three planes have been forced to divert because of fights over reclining seats.
He saw nothing that could divert his attention from the one object of his search.
Will it not use the power to divert social effort to its own service and gain?
He thought he could be happy if he could but divert the conversation from its present awkward drift.
"And to think you should be wounded," said she, to divert his attention from the tree.
I am singing, doctor, to divert my attention from a sight which appals me.
early 15c., from Middle French divertir (14c.), from Latin divertere "to turn in different directions," blended with devertere "turn aside," from dis- "aside" and de- "from" + vertere "to turn" (see versus). Related: Diverted; diverting.