The U.S. Coast Guard has released its Top Ten Rescue Videos and is counting down to 2012 asking fans to vote for a favorite.
In one video, Coast Guard aircrews coach a pilot on how to ditch his Cessna 310 aircraft and then rescued him from the ocean northeast of Hawaii.
All 10 videos are on line now and Facebook fans have until January 13 to pick their favorite.
Here’s a compilation of all ten top Coast Guard Videos of 2011.
Flickr photo by US Coast Guard