Kiwirob wrote:So it looks like it could be suicide?
Sooner787 wrote:Kiwirob wrote:So it looks like it could be suicide?
I seriously doubt that.. Flying that low and that fast , there's no room for error,
whether a pilot gets behind the aircraft or there's a mechanical issue.
Prayers to the pilot's family and to his squadron
aklrno wrote:Has anyone seen any coordinates of the crash site? I go through that area a few times a year but I can’t pin it down. Sounds like it’s part of Panamint Valley. Is the scenic lookout spot the Father Crowley viewpoint? That’s the only place on the California highway 190 with a parking area. I can’t think of any other road in the area except the one to China Lake but that one isn’t on a ridge.
I have had fighters fly over me so low in Panamint Valley that I expect to see scorch marks on the car roof.
flyingturtle wrote:Seven people are said to be injured. Most probably a panic reaction to the crash.
aklrno wrote:Thanks retired weasel. Did you fly through the area in a wild weasel? F4 or F18? Are you one of the people who flew at rooftop level?
Will the accident report be released to the public? The pilot must have been flying right into a very bright afternoon sun. I wonder if that was an issue.
BravoOne wrote:Suspect that this is the area where the crash occurred.
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