Amazing Video Of Plane With Parachute Ditching Near Hawaii

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    While I usually focus mostly on commercial aviation on the blog, there's an incredible US Coast Guard video of a plane running out of fuel and ditching near Hawaii, but not before deploying its parachute. The Cirrus SR-22 was being ferried from the mainland to Hawaii, and from there it was going to continue to Australia, where it was being delivered to a new owner. The plane was equipped with special fuel tanks to make the long journey between the mainland and Hawaii, though the pilot contacted the coast guard three hours out to say he wouldn't have enough fuel to make it. The good news is that the Cirrus SR-22 has a parachute, so he could deploy that in hopes of having as safe of a water landing as possible. The post Amazing Video Of Plane With Parachute Ditching Near Hawaii appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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