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  • Lightfoot3 Mar 1, 11:35 a.m.

    "And when something bad happens................!" - mac240


    It's ignored, or blamed on the devil. :)

  • zonk Feb 28, 3:45 p.m.

    mac240 God does not promise bad things will not happen for anyone.

  • mac240 Feb 28, 10:55 a.m.

    "When things like this happen luck has nothing to do with it. It's by the Grace of God he was safe believe it."NCC.

    And when something bad happens................!

  • North Carolina Cutie Feb 28, 10:37 a.m.

    When things like this happen luck has nothing to do with it. It's by the Grace of God he was safe believe it.

  • carolinaflyboy72 Feb 28, 10:05 a.m.

    I'm glad nobody was hurt. As a pilot, I have so many questions about this. This appears to be a Piper Cherokee Six, which has 300 horsepower. With only the one person on board, there would be an abundance of power to easily climb out of a bad approach. If the pilot had too much power to land, then why did he not reduce the power? If there was not enough power to climb, then why did he not add power? There must be more to this story, because this doesn't add up. There is no such "odd phenominon" that I am aware of without a broken throttle cable, or similar mechanical issue.

  • mac240 Feb 28, 9:02 a.m.

    He needed maintenance on his plane, I guess he wanted to make the trip worthwhile!

  • Lightfoot3 Feb 28, 8:26 a.m.

    "I had too much power that the plane would not allow itself to land, but not enough to stay in flight," - article


    What does this mean? Is this a variable pitch plane? If not, I'm wondering if that old nemesis carb-icing got him.

  • Rebelyell55 Feb 27, 7:51 p.m.

    Cool head and lucky works.

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