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Red Bull seaplane’s safety questioned

An ABC News investigation by Asa Eslocker, Joseph Rhee and Eric Longabardi examined the safety of the 55-year-old seaplane used by Red Bull to promote its energy drink across the country. The plane was decommissioned by the Coast Guard in 1976, but “it flies over the heads of hundreds of thousands of people a year under an ‘experimental airworthiness certificate’ granted by the FAA in 2008."

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