Underwater Airplane Recovery
Hoisting an aircraft from the murky depths is by no means an easy task. Shown here, durin
Silhouette of the wings coming to the surface.
Lift bags slowly bring the plane to the surface.
Additional Bags raise the wings allowing for water drainage.
Float plane getting towed to shore.
Divers add stabilizer bags to prevent rollover.
Aircraft is strategically cradled with air bags for egress.
Cessna's pontoons are pumped out.
Rich Morin slowly winches this gorgeous Cessna to dry land.
Cessna 180K after underwater recovery.