In the "What was he thinking?" department...

Discussion in 'Flight Following' started by gibbons, Feb 24, 2005.

  1. gibbons

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    wsuffa Touchdown! Greaser!

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    There's some rough territory out there. And this is a really bad time of year to scud run.

    He is lucky.

    Sigh.
     
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    "He called the first little snow cave Motel 6. Then he dug a bigger one and called it the Holiday Inn."


    It sounds like he was able to keep a sense of humor through the ordeal. I thought the article was well-written. He is truly a lucky guy.
     
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    Could it have been a failed attempt of "Suicide by Airplane" or just an extremely lucky pilot?
    Gary
     
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    wsuffa Touchdown! Greaser!

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    Darwin Candidate.

    Just think, he's hit our insurance pool twice. :mad:
     
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    $1.4 Million in debt. Explains why he was in a turboprop the first time and a C172 this time.

    Perhaps the FAA will suggest some additional training......

    Chip
     
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    I have doubts about being that lucky myself, not once but twice. No way I would have done anything but turn around and try to get the heck out of there.

    Standard rate for 1 minute beats flying into one of those REALLY hard clouds in the mountains. ;<)

    Jim G