Thu, Feb 23, 2006
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.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
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particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves
become future Quotes of the Day.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"There was really no place else to go. A hard surface is
much better. I really didn’t want to land out in a field,
even if I could. You flip over, who’s going to be
Source: Instructor John Vashko, in his first
public comments regarding Sunday's emergency landing on a freeway
near Chicago, IL. Vashko and his student, Casey Mattuck, had just
taken off from Schaumberg Regional Airport when the engine of their
Piper Warrior quit, forcing the men to land on the Elgin-O'Hare
Expressway. Vashko came forward, in part, to deny reports the
accident occured because the airplane ran out of fuel.
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