Alaskan Seaplane Has a Close Encounter With a Surfacing Whale: VIDEO

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In the remote town of Angoon, Alaska, Thomas Hamm shot this impressive footage of a seaplane coming this close to landing on top of a whale.

Luckily, the pilot was able to pull up at the last second and avoid collision, but not before the whale surfaced and cleared its blowhole – drenching the plane’s windshield.

Check it out, AFTER THE JUMP...


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  1. Duh. You've posted this a day or so ago.

    Posted by: UFFDA | Jul 17, 2014 12:58:56 PM

  2. First I've seen it. Awesome and amazing.

    Posted by: jamal49 | Jul 17, 2014 1:18:37 PM

  3. First time I've seen it too, and I read Towleroad 10 times a day.

    Posted by: Andy | Jul 17, 2014 1:54:57 PM

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