ANN REALTIME REPORTING 1400 EDT: Aero-News has learned there is
one confirmed dead in an accident on the ground at Wittman Field
Sunday afternoon, where a TBM Avenger taxiied into an RV aircraft
stopped ahead of it on the taxiway.
So here it is, 0750 local and the wind has been lashing us and
the rain is blowing semi-horizontally and the sky is occasionally
lit by flashes and accompanied by ominous rumbling sounds. Here at
the house it's VV, but at the airfield they're reporting 500 feet
visibility. Even the ducks are on the ground right now,
although the forecast is positive.
Officials report six people were lost Saturday afternoon when a
DeHavilland Twin Otter turboprop carrying skydivers went down in a
residential area shortly after takeoff from Sullivan Regional
Airport, near St. Louis, MO.
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