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January 25, 2004

FAA: Florida Pilot 'In Control Until Last Second'

Examiner Details Last Moment Of Flight

His prop windmilling uselessly, Larry "Mike" Bradshaw fought heroically to save his Cessna 150 until the very end. That word comes from FAA Flight Examiner Walt Bradshaw (no relation to Larry). Walt Bradshaw told a memorial service Wednesday night that the certified flight instructor aboard the small 150 had extended his flaps and tried to stretch his glide after apparent engine failure near Venice Municipal Airport (FL) Saturday night. Both Mike Bradshaw and his student, 57-year old Miguel Hernandez, were killed in the accident, which went undiscovered for 19 hours. This, in spite of at least one 911 call moments after the plane went down in thick woods. "Mike did everything he could in his power to make that plane land," Bra

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Student Pilot In Critical Condition

Jeff Lewis, 32, is in critical condition at the University of New Mexico Hospital after his B36 crashed into a police station about 400 yards short of the runway at Four Corners Regional Airport in Farmington (NM) Thursday night. Ironically, Lewis was saved by the very firefighters with whom he used to work. Fire officials say Lewis left the department five months ago to pursue an aviation career. He was training with Mesa Airlines.

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AR TFR: 01/26

Yet Another VIP TFR NOTAM: 4/0552 Issued: 01/23/2004 20:11 Effective: 01/26/2004 15:15 - 01/26/2004 19:30 State: AR Facility: ZME - MEMPHIS (ARTCC),TN. Type: VIP Description: LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS, JANUARY 26, 2004 LOCAL.

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