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Yachtsman rescued after 2 weeks

Posted by: 2UE | 18 October, 2012 - 7:34 AM
Yachtsman lost at sea for two weeks rescued overnight

A yachtsman stranded at sea for two-weeks is back on dry land, after a dramatic rescue off the coast of Sydney. Jason Morrison says he was spotted by Air Canada passengers using binoculars from the plane.

A passenger onboard says the plane went up in cheers when they spotted him in the water.

44 year old Glen Eye spent more than 16 hours drifting in the Tasman after his 11 metre yacht was hit by a large wave on its way to New Zealand.

Jason speaks with Air New Zealand Pilot David Morgan about his fellow pilots up in the air spotting the vessel, how often does this happen?

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