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Aero-News Quote of the Day (06.27.04)

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 thought-provoking.

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

"We basically flew low over the trees until we saw her in the grassy swamp. When we saw her, she waved at us. We radioed the ground teams and circled until they got to her."

Source: Todd Ritchie, ultralight pilot and member of the Wing Nuts gang from Flyin Dollar airstrip in Barrett Township (PA), who along with two of his fellow pilots located Heidi Burkardt, a 14-year-old with Down syndrome who had been lost for hours in a Poconos swamp.

FMI: www.pennlive.com/newsflash/pa/index.ssf?/base/news-17/108807624074160.xml

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