Aviation Photo #1477240 Piper PA-31-350 Chieftain - CSG Services

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Ditched here, around 2 miles from Runway 29 the day before after an engine lost power. All 6 people on board walked away. Aircraft landed in tact, tail separted by high seas overnight. Creating a bit of interest for the locals!
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    Martin Eadie
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    Piper PA-31-350 Chieftain
    Piper PA-31 Navajo/Chieftain/Mojave/Cheyenne
    Piper PA-31 Navajo/Chieftain/Mojave/Cheyenne
    Piper
    31-8152143
    VH-TFX
    Darwin - International
    Northern Territory
    Australia
    February 7, 2009
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Comments (9)

Anonymous
7 years ago
Not quite the hudson, still great piloting considering...
Anonymous
7 years ago
Whats he trying to do pull a 1549 hudson haha
Great shot
Anonymous
7 years ago
Poor little bugger, could have been saved if pulled from the water right away
Anonymous
7 years ago
What's the saying: Any landing you can walk away from...
Anonymous
6 years ago
"Look honey, a beached...er...Piper!"
Anonymous
5 years ago
Any landing you can walk away from... Is a Good One..! mmm really haha
Anonymous
5 years ago
All 6 people on board walked away, or swim away?
Anonymous
5 years ago
A ex-collegue of mine was on the plane. The passengers and pilot had all doned life-jackets. As the first person jumped into the water, they realised that it was in fact low-tide, the water being about waist-deep!
Anonymous
4 years ago
I totally agree with the visitor from Germany! That Piper could have been saved just by the passengers pushing it!

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