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King Air Makes Emergency Landing At PDK  
User currently offlinePilottim From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 32 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 12 months 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 3797 times:

Looks like a gear failure from the picture. No injuries.

http://www.11alive.com/news/news_article.aspx?storyid=50972

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User currently offlineWingnutMN From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 640 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (9 years 12 months 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 3760 times:

Thats a pretty impressive single-engined King Air. If I'm not mistaken, it has 2 bent props (which would indicate 2 engines). I love the media!!!!!

WingnutMN



Any landing you can walk away from is a good landing! It's a bonus if you can fly the plane again!!
User currently offlineRareBear From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 553 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (9 years 12 months 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 3733 times:

Also notice the statement that the plane came to rest on foam applied by firefighters. The spray pattern clearly shows the foam was applied after the plane stopped. Sometimes the news media really gets my goat.


Illegitimus non carborundum
User currently offlineLogan22L From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 12 months 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 3683 times:


RareBear: No kidding - and what are the odds that a plane would come to rest in the middle of an approximate 30-foot "square" patch of foam during an emergency landing? I'm sure somewhere the media is describing it as a Jumbo Jet. Glad to hear that everyone is OK, though.

Logan


User currently offlineAZjetgeek From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 235 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (9 years 12 months 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 3672 times:

I also noticed this obvious error and actually emailed the station about this. As a former editor of a newspaper, I am always appalled at the inability of the media to see and state the obvious.

BTW, not all media are as blatantly stupid as whoever wrote this article for the Atlanta NBC affiliate. But, there sure seems to be a lot of knuckleheads working in journalism.



Long live the RJ!
User currently offlineStearmanNut From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 352 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (9 years 12 months 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 3651 times:

I'm surprised the newswriter did not say the King Air was a "Piper Cub or Cessna" that "nose dived" onto the runway. I'm still snorting over the "single engine" comment.


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