Fri, May 07, 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
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"I stayed on the line with the woman
and Bishop in a three-way call. We got to see them fly in right
over us. It felt awesome to get them on the ground
Source: Danielle Prince, a seven-year veteran
dispatcher at the Genesee County (MI) 911 Center. She took the call
from a passenger aboard a Cessna 172 Saturday after the pilot, who
was flying above the clouds, lost all power to the cockpit. Prince
contacted the pilot's home field -- Bishop Airport in Flint (MI).
The tower there called the 127th Fighter Wing of the Michigan Air
National Guard and an F-16 escorted the aircraft to a hole in the
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