"I pulled back on the stick. I tried to get him over the field.
I held him as long as I could. He damn near took my arm with
Source: Source: PT-17 owner Bill Allen, after
88-year old Joseph Frost committed suicide this week by jumping
from the aircraft's front seat. Frost, who suffered from an
inoperable brain tumor that was robbing him of his vision, died
when he hit some power lines, about a half-mile from Gillespie
Field in El Cajon (CA). The FAA and NTSB are investigating.