Plane Crash Captured on Video

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Passenger Ferdinand Puentes knew what was happening last month when the small airplane he was in started making warning noises. Although he says he felt like he was in a dream, he flipped his GoPro camera on, capturing the plane's crash into the ocean near Hawaii.

The video shows Puentes, a construction worker and spear fisherman, and fellow passengers prepping life jackets and evacuating calmly. Eight passengers were rescued by the Coast Guard; state director of health Loretta Fuddy was the only passenger who died.

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The Cessna lost power and started to flood when it hit the ocean. Most of the passengers clung to the plane's wings -- Puentes was wearing steel-toed boots and his life jacket wasn't enough to keep him afloat -- and at least one swam 90 minutes to shore.

"It was as if time stopped and everything you remembered in your past -- loved ones. I didn't say goodbye to them. Your whole life just goes in front of you," Puentes told CNN-affiliate KHON 2. "A lot of things seem petty now. Can't take things for granted."