Water Landing – What A Landing

I watched this live on American TV, with my heart in my mouth.

I thought at the time that the Pilot was no ordinary Pilot…. some experience in Light Aircraft had to be there to carry out a “seat of the pants” manouevre, and to have the first reaction “let’s get down safely” rather than the airline captain mindset of “let’s troubleshoot – where’s the checklist”.

Turns out he is a “Top Gun” graduate…. former F4 fighter pilot… and a glider pilot.

All skills that he could call on in an instant – skills that saved a lot of lives.

Dave tells the story best, at http://flightlevel390.blogspot.com/

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