Wed, May 19, 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.
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content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"The weather wasn't a factor, there
didn't appear to be any problems with the pilots that were
certified. It's one of these see and avoid things when you are
flying under visual flight rules conditions. It's incumbent upon
the pilots to see and avoid the other pilots."
Source: NTSB investigator Tom Little, on the
scene of a mid-air collision near Olympia Washington. Sunday's
accident claimed the life of one pilot and injured another; for
Ghyn Loveness, it was the second time in less than a year he
survived an air accident in which a fatality was involved.
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