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Re: [OM] OT: B-17 Crash it was 909

Subject: Re: [OM] OT: B-17 Crash it was 909
From: Mark Kronquist <mak@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 2 Oct 2019 20:40:50 -0700
Yeah I used to be Mktg Dir for Global Events airshows everywhere and I cannot 
tell you the number of times something happened that was instantly 
controlled/mitigated by a talented crew  

> On Oct 2, 2019, at 8:37 PM, Bill Pearce <billpearce@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> I find this a bit strange. I can't imagine a single engine failure would down 
> the AC, unless it was accompanied by a fire. Look at all the times those 
> planes returned home on two engines. I got a flight in a B17 once, to an 
> airshow. On departure from the show, a freshly overhauled prop blew a seal, 
> and we had to turn around and return to the airport, Harlingen tx. The pilot 
> said if it was just the crew aboard, he would have flown back to Ft. Worth on 
> three, but since there were passengers, he chose to return to the field. So 
> we returned there on a dash 80, pretty boring after the 4 hours on the B17. 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
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> From: "Mark Kronquist" <mak@xxxxxxxxxxxx> 
> To: "Olympus Camera Discussion" <olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
> Sent: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 10:13:22 PM 
> Subject: Re: [OM] OT: B-17 Crash it was 909 
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> 
> 
>> On Oct 2, 2019, at 5:40 PM, <christrask@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
>> <christrask@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: 
>> 
>> A B-17 has crashed and burned at Hartford CT. It was giving an excursion 
>> ride. At least nine people were killed. 
>> 
>> https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/02/nyregion/plane-crash.html 
>> 
>> https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/airline-news/2019/10/02/bradley-airport-plane-crash-closed-after-wwii-plane-crashes-hartford/3840353002/
>>  
>> 
>> Chris 
>> 
>> When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro 
>> - Hunter S. Thompson 
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