Mon, Sep 04, 2006
Victim In Small Plane Crash
Retired USAF Lt. Gen.
Harry Goodall died when the small aircraft he was piloting crashed
shortly after takeoff from McGregor Municipal Airport around 8:00am
September 2, 2006. He was the sole occupant.
Andrew Guy, a manager for Aurora Aviation, told the Associated
Press Goodall made an attempt to return to the airport shortly
after taking off. FAA and NTSB investigators were on the scene
Saturday, but had no explanation for why Goodall aborted his
Goodall was part-owner of a Beech Model 95, but it's not known
if that is the aircraft he was flying on Saturday.
General Goodall had a distinguished career with the USAF.
At one point the President of the United States appointed him
deputy US Commissioner of the US-Soviet Strategic Arms Limitation
Talks Standing Consultative Commission, the final six months of
which he served as commissioner of the US component of the
commission with the temporary rank of Ambassador.
He was a command pilot with over 4000 hours in various fighter
and special operations aircraft. He earned the Bronze Star and the
Distinguished Flying Cross for action over North Viet Nam during
Lt. Gen. Harry Goodall, pilot, patriot and American Hero. ANN
salutes you, Sir, with heartfelt condolences to your family.
Numerous Flights Cancelled Saturday Britain's Air Traffic Control system suffered what was described as a "technical problem" Saturday resulting in widespread cancellations of flig>[...]
Also: Bell 47 Update, USSC Aero-Legal Decision Coming, Evergreen Kaput, Blue Angels Full Sked The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration team is on the airshow circuit again. Ev>[...]
Designed To Pull Spacecraft Away From A Failing Booster In Launch Emergency Scenario NASA engineers and contractors have successfully completed the Orion Launch Abort System (LAS) >[...]
The Aero Experience A blog focusing on GA and sport aviation in the midwest.>[...]
The runway length declared available and suitable for the ground run of an airplane taking off.>[...]