Thu, Aug 16, 2007
Was Attempting To Return To Airport
The pilot of a homebuilt Sonex
single-engine plane (file photo of type, right) was lost Wednesday
morning, when his aircraft came down just north of Jones Field
Airport (F00) in Bonham, TX.
The pilot was identified as Ronnie Wren, 61. Witnesses told FAA
investigators Wren took off to the north, but then made a sharp
right turn in an apparent attempt to return to the field. It was
then the pilot apparently lost control of the plane.
Authorities were notified of the accident around 0700 CDT
Wednesday morning, according to KXII-12.
Officials in Bonham say the accident is the first within the
city limits in at least 15 years.
"When we get the call, we come up and find all the facts first,
then we go out and search for stuff like that," aviation safety
inspector Oscar Thomas said, when asked to comment on a possible
cause of the accident.
FAA officials say an exact cause of the accident should be known
in the next few weeks.
Combining The Capabilities Of Apple Technology And ADS-B Out May Replace Airline Pilot Medicals, But There Could Be A Catch ANN's April 1 "April Fool" Special Edition As the Pilots>[...]
Proposes Legislation To Have Journalists Pass A Basic Written Exam ANN’s April 1 “April Fools” Special Edition Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) has proposed legislatio>[...]
Carrier Says Americans Unwilling To Take The Jobs At What It Can Afford To Pay ANN’s April 1 “April Fool” Edition It may just be the tip of the iceberg, but Repub>[...]
Tries To Prevent Launches From Returning To American Soil The Russian Space Agency Roscosmos has filed a lawsuit in a Russian court against Boeing and SpaceX, saying the two U.S. c>[...]
Also: Inhofe Demands Media Aero-Accountability, "Super Duper" Cub, RANS' Exclusive WalMart Deal, Obama To Keep Air Force One, Cessna Bringing Back Bamboo Bomber Pop-star legend, Da>[...]