Mon, Jan 17, 2011
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's 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
"I Disengaged The Autopilot, My Right Arm Fell To My
Source: From a recent NTSB Prelim
outlining the unusual circumstances involved in the emergecny
landing of a BK117 medical helicopter flight. The flight went awry
when its pilot suffered a scenario in which he suddenly lost the
use of his right arm. The Part 135 flight executed an emergency
landing at Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station with a medical
crewmember providing control assistance under the instructions of
the stricken pilot. The helo sustained significant damage but all
three crew members emerged unscathed.
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