Could Pilot’s Death in Ditching Have Been Avoided by Air-Sea Communication?
How difficult would it be to find a basketball in an area of the ocean slightly larger than the city of Dallas? That was the job facing the U.S. Coast Guard 7th District Southeast over the weekend. Cutters, helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft spent 21 hours unsuccessfully searching for 68-year old Robert Hopkins, a pilot for a Florida air cargo company who ditched in the Atlantic on Friday afternoon, about 13 miles off the coast of Miami. Read more here: https://christinenegroni.com/could-pilots-death-in-ditching-have-been-avoided-by-air-sea-communication/