Video of a C-130 Landing on French Frigate Shoals

Back in my Coast Guard days, there was a joke that there was a woman behind every tree on French Frigate Shoals, there just weren’t any trees. This video of a U.S. Coast Guard C-130 long-range search plane from Air Station Barbers Point lands on Tern Island in the French Frigate Shoals shows that the joke wasn’t far from the truth.

U.S. Coast Guard aircrew rescues 10 from French Frigate Shoals

HONOLULU — A crew from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point rescued 10 people from Tern Island, part of the French Frigate Shoals (FFS), Wednesday afternoon.