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Fri, Apr 02, 2004

Aero-News Quote Of The Day (04.02.04)

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 thought-provoking.

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 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 him."

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.

FMI: www.ntsb.gov

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