Mon, Mar 29, 2004
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
Quote of the Day usually derives from current news, though we
reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have a bearing
on the day's events and issues.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves
become future Quotes of the Day.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Heaven forbid, this should be an
emergency. We have to come up with some better ways of... getting
assistance to us with things like this."
Source: David Urban, an air traffic controller
at Philadelphia International Airport, speaking on January 15th to
colleagues in New York, after authorities say a drunken pilot blew
through controlled airspace on a meandering, sometimes harrowing
joyride. Despite the creation of a cabinet-level Homeland Security
Department, despite the ongoing vigilance at airports around the
country, the pilot was able to meander about Philadelphia's
controlled airspace for almost four hours before finally deciding
to land. In the process, a half-dozen flights were diverted from
his path and authorities say he almost collided with police
helicopters -- twice.
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