Survivor who swam to shore recounts calm crash-landing off Hawaii, says plane lost power

  • by: JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 14, 2013 - 2:30 PM

HONOLULU — After a 70-year-old Hawaii man survived a flight that crash-landed in Hawaii waters, he swam about a half-mile in 6-foot waves to Molokai's rugged shoreline, thinking the eight others aboard the small commercial plane were fine bobbing in their life vests, awaiting rescue.

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