Pilot puts stricken plane down in ocean
A small aircraft runs out of fuel and then is flown into the sea just off Mokuleia
By Leila Fujimori
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 25, 2014
Nine months after arriving in Hawaii, pilot Greg Harding made quite a splash Wednesday when he crash-landed a small plane in the ocean just off the beach in Mokuleia, avoiding beachgoers.
The longtime Alaskan pilot, 59, who had run out of fuel, had the single-engine plane lined up to land on the beach, but then saw about a dozen people on shore, "so I put it in the water.