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Whale Floatplane Near Miss

Unread postby tralika » Tue Jul 15, 2014 11:46 pm

Very short but great video of a floatplane/whale near miss. Be careful out there!

http://www.adn.com/video/watch-float-pl ... ast-alaska
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Re: Whale Floatplane Near Miss

Unread postby KlausNW » Wed Jul 16, 2014 1:20 am

That's so cool someone finally got a whale near miss on video. That happens often in Southeast AK but no one ever believe ya.

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Re: Whale Floatplane Near Miss

Unread postby KeithSmith » Thu Jul 17, 2014 8:09 pm

I think everyone has heard that old story about the airplane that was hit with a salmon that was dropped by a frightened bird. Having a midair with a whale would certainly be a topper to that one.
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Re: Whale Floatplane Near Miss

Unread postby wardamneagle » Sat Jul 19, 2014 10:22 am

KlausNW wrote:That's so cool someone finally got a whale near miss on video. That happens often in Southeast AK but no one ever believe ya.

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Yeah Klaus, I know I've had a few in the area. We had it happen to us 2 or 3 times in one training flight in Freshwater Bay when I was with Seaplanes!
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Re: Whale Floatplane Near Miss

Unread postby Stevesbrother » Sat Jul 19, 2014 7:30 pm

Hey Wardamneagle. How's alaska? Missed you before you left the island!
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Re: Whale Floatplane Near Miss

Unread postby crepitus » Wed Jul 23, 2014 3:36 pm

Wow! :o
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Re: Whale Floatplane Near Miss

Unread postby wardamneagle » Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:33 pm

Stevesbrother wrote:Hey Wardamneagle. How's alaska? Missed you before you left the island!


I'm not in Alaska at the moment. I worked up there for the summer of 2012 but I am flying out of San Juan for now. Might head back up to Alaska this summer though!
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