Aircraft accidents

It seems miraculous that Udvada town has provided safe landing sites for small planes in trouble, not once but twice. The first incident took place in the 1930s. I am told the pilot, who was facing serious problems, had no other option than to land on the seabed at ebb tide. After his miraculous escape the pilot was given a very warm welcome by the residents. The small plane had to be pulled to the shore before the high tide set in to prevent further damage to the aircraft by the sea water. The villagers succeeded in tying ropes to the......

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