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Air Canada jet passengers and crew hunt down missing yacht

17 October 2012 Last updated at 17:26 BST

An Air Canada passenger plane dropped 30,000 feet in order to help a yacht that was in distress.

The plane had been bound for Sydney, but strayed from its original flight path to help locate the yacht, which was low on fuel and had a broken mast.

Daniela Relph reports.