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Hawaii-Bound Cessna Ditches in Pacific After Running Out of Fuel

Posted October 8, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A twin-engine plane flying to Hawaii’s Big Island from California was forced to ditch into the Pacific Ocean Friday evening local time. The pilot was the only person on board.

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Miracle On the Hudson: US Airways A320 Ditches In River, All 155 On Board Safe

Posted January 15, 2009 by NYCA Admin

A US Airways flight lost power in both engines shortly after takeoff from LaGuardia Airport this afternoon, forcing the pilots to guide the Airbus A320 to an amazingly smooth stop on the Hudson River near 50th Street. Nearby commuter ferries rushed to the jet and safely evacuated all 155 passengers and crew on board, including […]

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