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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"There was no conversation with the
pilot. I recall seeing him looking at books ... at that stage we
all knew we were lost."
Source: Mr. Timothy Bunnett, a former executive
of Kiwi Dairies in New Zealand, describing to an investigative
court a trip he took with fellow execs, with pilot Michael
Bannerman. Bannerman killed himself and seven other
passengers after a career marked by passengers who thought he was a
very dangerous pilot.