Everybody still remember what is now known as the "Miracle of Hudson", when pilot Chelsey "Sully" Sullenberg succesfully managed to land his Airbus A 320 on the river Hudson saving the life of 150 passengers.
It's happened again even in a much smaller scale...
Pilot Steve Bolle today guided a light plane and his five passengers to a safe landing in shallow waters near Darwin in northern Australia.
The dual-propeller Piper Chieftain experienced engine trouble shortly after takeoff from the frontier city of Darwin. It quickly descended as pilot sought a place on a nearby beach to make an emergency landing
The plane came to rest on a sand bar in Darwin Harbour in about two feet of water at low tide. All six people were able to wade the 200 meters to the beach.