The devil & the deep blue

McKenna, Tech. Sgt. Pat
December 1998
Airman;Dec98, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p36
Relates how four of the five-man rescue crew of New York Air National Guard's HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter survived a storm which forced them to ditch into the ocean. Description of crew's rescue mission involving a Japanese yachtsman; Helicopter's battle with the storm; Decision to ditch; Survival equipment available; Thoughts during the ordeal; Reflections on the ordeal and survival.


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