An air show in Cocoa Beach, Florida featured some really cool things, such as a demonstration from the Thunderbirds:
— David Jackson (@cocoaflorida) April 18, 2021
But there was also a problem when one World War II-era plane took to the air and had to land near the beach:
This happened today at the cocoa beach air show (not my video – not sure who took it) pic.twitter.com/FfwVo3C8D3
— Stephanie Co (@StephanieCo14) April 17, 2021
PLANE DOWN: A plane went down at the Cocoa Beach Air Show after the pilot had to make an emergency landing. Beachgoers saw the plane fly just above the water before it splashed down.
— FOX 35 Orlando (@fox35orlando) April 17, 2021
Florida: New video landing of the WWII plane in the water during the Cocoa Beach Air Show on Saturday. pic.twitter.com/PH8oDb0C9o
— @police_frequency (@FrequencyPolice) April 17, 2021
Here’s some more video:
— WESH 2 News (@WESH) April 17, 2021
No serious injuries after a pilot lands their plane in the water following a “mechanical issue” during a Cocoa Beach Air Show. https://t.co/gRhzZfwYEz
— Olivia Iverson (@OliviaIversonTV) April 17, 2021
Looks like a perfect water ditching for this Grumman TBM-3E Avenger during the Cocoa Beach Air Show in Florida. Pilot reported to be okay.
Did anyone go to help or did we just all record it?
— Tom Podolec Aviation (@TomPodolec) April 17, 2021
A plane that was part of the Cocoa Beach Air Show went down on Saturday and landed in the ocean. https://t.co/qCBVAAVzYB
— FOX 13 Tampa Bay (@FOX13News) April 17, 2021
Perfect water landing. Glad no one was injured. https://t.co/Xu2ZbOaCWx
— Beri (@sniffydogs) April 18, 2021
All’s well that ends well.