NEW YORK - (AP) - Mayor Michael Bloomberg has presented hero pilotChesley Sullenberger and his crew with keys to the city.

Bloomberg calls them "five real American heroes."

Sullenberger ditched US Airways Flight 1549 in the frigid HudsonRiver when a flock of birds disabled the plane's engines on Jan.15. All 155 people aboard survived.

Bloomberg says that day "could have been one of our mosttragic, but became one of our most triumphant."

The ceremony at City Hall in Lower Manhattan followed a weekendof adulation and interviews.