Small Plane Saved by Parachute Off Hawaii

A U.S. Coast Guard C-130 films small plane saved by a parachute before ditching off the coast of Hawaii. The pilot of a single engine Cirrus SR-22 aircraft that ran out of fuel is safe after ditching his aircraft 253 miles northeast of Maui, Hawaii Sunday. At approximately 4:44 p.m. the pilot was able to deploy the aircraft’s airframe parachute system and safely exit the aircraft into a life raft. U.S. Coast Guard video.


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