Sat, May 07, 2005
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
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
"The pilot did make contact with the
air tower, with the control tower and told them that he was having
Source: North Las Vegas Fire Department Capt.
Jim Wittmer Thursday, in an interview with KLAS-TV News, after a
Propject Commander pilot began suffering what ended up as a fatal
heart attack. In spite of the complexity of the twin turboprop, in
spite of the fact he hadn't flown anything but gliders -- and that,
25 years ago -- one of the two unnamed passengers on board was able
to bring the aircraft to a rough landing short of the strip at
North Las Vegas.
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