Mon, Aug 16, 2010
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.
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content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"A review of amateur video taken at KOSH showed the
accident airplane in a left base turn to final for runway 18R. The
airplane appeared to overshoot the runway centerline during this
turn and then level its wings momentarily before entering a slight
right bank simultaneously as the nose of the airplane pitched up.
The airplane then turned left toward the runway centerline and
began a descent. During this descent the airplane’s pitch
appeared to increase until the airplane entered a right bank and
struck the grass area west of the runway in a nose down, right wing
Source: Excerpted from the NTSB
Preliminary Report filed in the early stages of the investigation
into the probable cause for the crash of Beech Premier N6JR, during
the Oshkosh 2010 annual Fly-In.
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