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Old 26 January 2015, 12:25   #1
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Another Sea Rescue

Video: Watch: Plane deploys parachute for emergency landing in Hawaii ocean - Telegraph

Interesting plane the Cirrus - it has a safety parachute which can be deployed when the aircraft gets into trouble.

- "No matter how big the sea may be, sometimes two ships meet".
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Old 26 January 2015, 13:18   #2
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253 miles from land? I think thats what the article says.
thats quite some miscalculation by the pilot !
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Old 26 January 2015, 13:49   #3
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he was flying from California according to another article.
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Old 26 January 2015, 13:52   #4
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Holy crap that is a long flight over water for a small plane. He was flying from California to Maui. He had enough fuel onboard, but couldn't get the auxiliary tanks to provide the fuel properly. Text book ditch though

Pilot successfully ditches off Maui | More Local News - KITV Home

The second crash on Sunday was kinda stupid. Uh did you put gas in it?
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