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NC_Beach_n_Mtn_guy Jan 16, 4:57 p.m.
ncpilot2 Jan 16, 1:31 p.m.
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, 12:00 p.m.
Do a little research...it was a Pilatus PC-12...that aircraft is not your father's Cessna 152!!!
AtALost Jan 16, 10:14 a.m.
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, 10:00 a.m.
So sad! PRaying for his family.
piloterror1 Jan 16, 9:20 a.m.
thats no "small" plane.
Bartmeister Jan 16, 8:56 a.m.
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, 8:17 a.m.
Lots more info http://abclocal.go.com/wtvd/story?section=news/local&id=8956143
Published: 2008-01-11 14:37:00
Updated: 2010-06-21 13:53:03