Coast Guard orchestrates plane ditching in Pacific Ocean and rescues pilot

by Petty Officer 3rd Class Angela Henderson The Big Island of Hawaii lies in the center of the vast Pacific Ocean more than 2,500 miles from the nearest point of land. Yet despite its remoteness, dozens of aircraft of all sizes make the long flight each day without issue. For one pilot flying from California in a small twin engine Cessna 310, this was a routine well planned flight. Traveling at an...