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  • NC_Beach_n_Mtn_guy Jan 16, 2013

    RIP Dave...

  • ncpilot2 Jan 16, 2013

    AtaLost, I would encourage you to learn a bit more about airplanes before concluding that single-engine aircraft are unsafe. In many cases, multi-engine aircraft do not do well when they lose one engine. Plus, eyewitnesses are almost always known to describe aircraft accidents with a low degree of accuracy. Over 85 percent of all aircraft accidents are do to a mistake by the pilot, not the presence or absence of an extra engine. Despite these facts, it is very sad to lose this member of the aviation family.

  • quit_whining Jan 16, 2013

    Do a little research...it was a Pilatus PC-12...that aircraft is not your father's Cessna 152!!!

  • AtALost Jan 16, 2013

    A single engine plane sounds like a bad idea. Despite what people say, eyewitness accounts usually mention a nose dive - not gliding safely to the ground.

  • beach2011 Jan 16, 2013

    So sad! PRaying for his family.

  • piloterror1 Jan 16, 2013

    thats no "small" plane.

  • Bartmeister Jan 16, 2013

    Can you imagine sitting in your car and a plane crashes in front of you? Talk about things you'd never expect.

  • greymomma Jan 16, 2013

    Lots more info http://abclocal.go.com/wtvd/story?section=news/local&id=8956143
    and
    http://www.digtriad.com/news/article/263776/57/Pilot-Killed-In-Burlington-Plane-Crash

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