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Air Niugini Flight 73 – A Very Strange Water Ditching

Air Niugini Flight 73 – A Very Strange Water Ditching

Many people feel that water ditchings at sea typically don’t go well, but Air Niugini Flight 73 shows this isn’t always the case. Even when the ditching itself is… well, a bit strange. It only happened two and a half years ago. Unlike the Miracle on the Hudson or...
Garuda Indonesia Flight 421 – Water Ditching Success

Garuda Indonesia Flight 421 – Water Ditching Success

In another example of an aircraft ditching in the water, Garuda Indonesia’s flight 421 managed a successful river landing, in 2002. Yesterday we saw how the Miracle on the Hudson landing unfolded, 12 years ago. That water ditching happened on the 15th of January 2009....