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by the man-in-plastic – j. kiely jr., photographer, pilot, diver and sometimes nerd

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Ditch not Crash.

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Again and again today TV talking heads kept saying “crash” relating to the US Airways A320 water landing. It’s called a “ditching” when you control your decent into water. It was one heck of a good job by he pilot and first officer. Many congrats to them.

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January 16th, 2009 at 12:50 am

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