Thomas Hamm tells CNN, “I was filming this float plane about to land in remote Alaska. I was filming on my iPhone and all of a sudden the pilot advanced the throttle and I didn’t know why. I thought, 'Oh something must be wrong'. Well, he avoided a whale!"
Hamm works for a software company and was in the area for a job. He says “There was a whale in the cove. It wasn’t breaching. A guy in the area says it was a humpback. We were thinking, 'What if that gets into the sea plane area?'”
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