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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"The pilot did make contact with the
air tower, with the control tower and told them that he was having
Source: North Las Vegas Fire Department Capt.
Jim Wittmer Thursday, in an interview with KLAS-TV News, after a
Propject Commander pilot began suffering what ended up as a fatal
heart attack. In spite of the complexity of the twin turboprop, in
spite of the fact he hadn't flown anything but gliders -- and that,
25 years ago -- one of the two unnamed passengers on board was able
to bring the aircraft to a rough landing short of the strip at
North Las Vegas.