|Quoting PIA777 (Thread starter):|
Witnesses said the pilot, who was alone in the plane, had a head wound and appeared coherent.
|Quoting Csturdiv (Reply 2):|
The student also said that he loves flying and would get back into the cockpit.
|Quoting Mirrodie (Reply 4):|
Now, it would have been poetic justice if the plane landed on that chicago mayor who, like a phantom in the night, bulldozed Meigs field.
|Quoting Flyingbronco05 (Reply 5):|
Maybe the kid should rethink his career if he's too lazy to check the fuel.
|Quoting Boeingfanyyz (Reply 7):|
I would have laughed. Then mourned. Then laughed for quite a bit longer.
|Quoting BravoGolf (Reply 6):|
Mirrodie As a moderator I would expect better of you! First, Schaumburg is to the northwest of Chicago. What would Meigs have to do with this flight??? I think the important thing here is NEVER take anything for granted in your preflight! It was lucky no one was killed or seriously injured.
|Quoting 727forever (Reply 9):|
The media always says it was out of fuel when the engine quits. When they have nothing else to report, they make it up.