Joe Kerwin (CAPCOM)

Okay. LOS in about a minute or a minute and a half; in entry attitude, we'd like OMNI Charlie, and welcome home. Over.

Joe Kerwin (CAPCOM)

Odyssey, Houston standing by. Over.

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Joe Kerwin (CAPCOM)

Okay. We read you, Jack.

Joe Kerwin (CAPCOM)

We're looking at the weather on TV and it looks just as advertised; real good.

Joe Kerwin (CAPCOM)

Odyssey, Houston standing by for your NOUN 67 when you get it. Over.

Jack Swigert (CMP)

We got two good drogues.

Joe Kerwin (CAPCOM)

Key moment The command module within sight of mission control: Odyssey, Houston. We show you on the mains, it really looks great.

Joe Kerwin (CAPCOM)

Got you on television, babe.

Swim 2

Iwo Jima Control, this is Swim 2. I have a visual bearing 182.

USS Iwo Jima

Iwo Jima; Roger.

Recovery helicopter

Iwo Jima Control, this is … Recovery. I have a visual bearing 190. Over.

USS Iwo Jima

Iwo Jima; Roger.

Swim 1

Iwo Jima, Swim 1 has a visual at 110 …

USS Iwo Jima

Iwo Jima; Roger.

Recovery helicopter

Apollo 13, Apollo 13, this is Recovery. Over.

Recovery helicopter

Apollo 13, Apollo 13, this is Recovery. Over.

Recovery helicopter

Apollo 13 —

Jack Swigert (CMP)

— see you loud and clear going through 5000.

Recovery helicopter

Roger, Apollo 13. This is Recovery and your chutes look good.

Recovery helicopter

Apollo 13, this is Recovery. We observed your RCS burn. Over.

Recovery helicopter

This is Recovery. Apollo 13 is descending through 2000 feet.

USS Iwo Jima

Okay. Our altimeter concurs.

Recovery helicopter

Iwo Jima; Roger. Out.

Recovery helicopter

Apollo 13 and Recovery passing through 1000 feet.

USS Iwo Jima

Iwo Jima; Roger.

Recovery helicopter

Through 500 feet.

Swim 1

Swim 1 on station.

Swim 2

— 2 is on station.

Photographic helicopter 1

Photo 1's on station. Photo 1 observes splashdown at this time.

USS Iwo Jima

1 … pickup …

Swim 1

Roger.

Photographic helicopter 1

Photo-1. Splashdown at this time. The three chutes are displaced. They're in the water.

Recovery helicopter 1

… Recovery, I have a clock —