Tale of Surviving a Plane Crash Captured on Video in Hawaii

Survivors of plane crash recount the minutes before impact and what helped them pull through.
3:00 | 01/10/14

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customer settled. Last night on our broadcast, we showed you the heart-pounding images of a plane crash-landing in water, a passenger onboard filming it all. Abc's david wright with the story from those who survived. Reporter: All of these people know their plain is about to crash. But there is no shouting, no screaming. The eerie silence broken only by the sound of an alarm and by this -- the moment of impact. Then, calmly, they put on their life vests and make their way out to the water. A harrowing ordeal. Caught on camera in real time. Heard a bang. Going down. The sound is muffled because the small gopro camera is contained in a rig for good reaso reasons, it turns out. Out in the water, they clung to the wings and debris. Everybody okay? Reporter: And crucially stay calmed. He captured this epic selfie before the camera's battery ran out. Everything you remember in the past, all this, I didn't say good-bye to them. Reporter: All but one passenger survived, that's pretty typical of a plane crash, on average nearly 90% survive, but it's a splash landing they will never forget. David wright, abc news, los angeles.

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