Lifemed King Air down Unalaska

Discussion in 'Aviation Mishaps' started by AKBill, Jan 17, 2020.

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    Good to hear all are safe.
     
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    Icy waters of Alaska, in the dead of winter. In the dark.
    Um, no thanks.
    Seems amazing they are ok.
     
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    Glad for the good news
     
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    This one will be interesting.


    Glad they are ok.
     
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    I always get a lump in my throat when I hear about a medical flight going down. Those people are dedicated and selfless. I'm very happy this one had a good outcome.
     
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    Did they ever lift off or was this an overrun on takeoff ?
     
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    It is not that bad. I have around 6500 hours in Alaska and never bent anything.

    Well, except for hitting a couple geese...

    And everytime I landed on water it was solid...:)
     
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    The photos reveal contact with the water was violent. I'm so pleased to see the crew executed their egress without issue. After the hit they took, in a very disorienting situation, they left the aircraft through the emergency exit and successfully deployed their raft.

    Training for emergencies will save your life, and this is a great example of that. Kudos to the crew.
     
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