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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"I think after anything like this you always look back
afterwards and say that something that seemed to be a problem at
the time really isn't a big deal anymore. Because you just went
through something some people don't walk away from."
Source: Flight instructor Michael Denning, who
safely landed the Beechcraft Bonanza transporting him and two
students to Vermont Wednesday evening after the plane's engine
failed. Denning landed the stricken aircraft on
Interstate 87... bringing the plane down right on the centerline,
and leaving less than three feet between wingtips and guardrails on