Tue, Dec 21, 2004
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"[On a] particularly clear day...
when you are looking down, the tower gets lost in all the colors
and patterns that are on the ground - ground clutter, you can't see
it. It is very difficult to see, even if you know where it is," he
told the TV station."
Source: Pilot Richard Fields, in an interview
with KCAL Television in Los Angeles. He's talking about the KFI
tower that, until Sunday morning, stood near the Fullerton
Municipal Airport in California. The tower was struck by a Cessna
182 headed to the airport. The two occupants, a husband and wife,
were killed. The plane was destroyed. The tower collapsed.
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