When Senior Airman Phil Owens isn’t working as a crew chief in the Virginia Air National Guard, he’s giving aerial tours of Acadia National Park in Maine. Just two weeks after starting the tour job, he experienced catastrophic engine failure and had to perform an emergency off-airport landing.
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