Sun, Jun 27, 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.
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
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.
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