Sun, Feb 01, 2009
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
"I wasn't paying much attention to the flight until,
climbing out, there were several loud thumps occurring roughly
simultaneously along both sides of the aircraft. "Bird strikes," I
thought. A few seconds later, there was a bit of smoke and the
stench of burning bird that seemed to confirm my guess. There was a
turn to the left, and I assumed we were returning to
Source: Susan O'Donnell, an American Airlines
Boeing 767 pilot who was a passenger on US Airways Flight
1549. O'Donnell recently recounted her experiences in an article
for the Allied Pilots Association.
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