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The mother of Sidney Uemoto checks on her daughter following her daughter's rescue nine miles off Kona, Hawaii, July 15, 2016. Uemoto and David McMahon were both rescued by a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew following an expansive joint search by Navy, Royal New Zealand air force, U.S. Air Force and Coast Guard crews. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Kevin Cooper)

Survivors of plane ditched off Kona are rescued Friday morning (July 15)

Plane crash survivors rescued at 11:35 a.m. Friday (July 15) about nine miles north of the Kona International Airport about a mile and half offshore.

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Plane north of Big Island ditches in ocean Sunday (Jan 25), rescued

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.

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Coast Guard aircrews rescued a pilot who was forced to ditch his Cessna 310 aircraft approximately 13 miles northeast of the Big Island, Hawaii Friday (Oct 7). Video of the ditching and rescue.

Coast Guard rescues pilot from Cessna ditching in ocean East of Hilo

Coast Guard aircrews rescued a pilot who was forced to ditch his Cessna 310 aircraft approximately 13 miles northeast of the Big Island, Hawaii Friday (Oct 7). Video of the ditching and rescue.

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Plane makes hard landing near Hilo drag strip

View Larger Map MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Police and Fire Department personnel responded to a report that a small airplane made a hard landing near the Hilo drag strip Sunday (January 18) at 7:10 a.m. Thomas Downey, 79, of Hilo was piloting his home-built experimental single-engine biplane at an altitude of 2,500 feet when the engine […]

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