Fri, Oct 07, 2011
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
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
"After takeoff, at about 50 feet above ground and about
45 degrees into a turn is when the pilot reported a problem. He
considered turning left, but that would have been into a populated
area. The aircraft then crashed into the water and then flipped
upside down." Source: NTSB Member Mark Rosekind,
describing what the board has leared so far from the pilot whose
aircraft went down in the East River Tuesday.
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