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    https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/...new-york-city/

    there's a picture makes you scratch your head..

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    Quote Originally Posted by mike mcs repair View Post
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    Talent and perseverance......wheel plane pilots land long and fast all the time....seaplanes too, apparently.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mvivion View Post
    Talent and perseverance......wheel plane pilots land long and fast all the time....seaplanes too, apparently.

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    I knew the male passenger for many years. They were at my airport almost every weekend with that airplane. The pilot owner is a good guy. The latest news story I read leads one to believe they were on the water after landing. He had activated the remote opener for his hangar. But who knows if that’s reliable info. Long landing? Step taxi gone bad? When our friend recovers I guess we will know.

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    Rich, Where is his hangar? The only one I know of in that area is on the north shore of Manhasset Bay where there used to be a Widgeon just to the west of John O'Neil's seaplane base.
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    Im not exactly sure as my knowledge of Queens geography is nil. The news story said the accident was several blocks from his house. I’ll try to find that article and post a link.

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    From the NY Post. “The pilot, Joe Oppedisano, “was going up to Maine for lunch with friends of his” before the fatal Sunday crash near the Throgs Neck Bridge in Whitestone, the close pal said outside Oppedisano’s waterfront home on Riverside Drive.”

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    Thanks, I find the history of aviation on Long Island fascinating. Over the decades there have been many aviation activities scattered along the entire Island. Land and seaplanes of all sorts have plied the skies making history. Many books have been written, and much of the evidence is still hidden away.
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    I think I’ve read every book written about LI Aviation.
    The pilot’s address of Riverside Dr looks to be just west of the south tower of the Throgs Neck Bridge.

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    I think I found the crash site at the end of 158th street. I do not see a hangar. There is a possible ramp near 161st street by a swimming pool.
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    One owner since new, different pilots.
    https://whdh.com/news/fire-patrol-pl...engers-inside/
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    Quote Originally Posted by skywagon8a View Post
    I think I found the crash site at the end of 158th street. I do not see a hangar. There is a possible ramp near 161st street by a swimming pool.
    A friend spoke with the male passenger yesterday. He is doing better and the pilot/owner is off the critical list. The passenger is also a pilot but I’m not sure if he is float rated. They know what happened. A freak set of circumstances. I don’t think it appropriate to relate here. The investigation will make the cause clear.

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    kathryns report seems to be hacked.
    I was looking to get in some of my morning reading before the 8hr IA refresher course gets underway. It opens to some blogger page that says I am not invited, yet I am registered.
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    It's happened before. Maybe the author is taking a break from maintaining the site. Then suddenly it returns to regular format.

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    I find the final resting spot of this incident interesting.
    To have such a clean fuselage separation, I am assuming the speed had bled off a bit, and perhaps then the stab hooked the tree and “popped” the fuselage in two right at a bulkhead rivet line where all the skins had a common joint. Seems odd the mfg would do that.

    “Animal Collision...
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    An Embraer EMB-720D Minuano, owned by Ortiz Aerotáxi, registration PT-RPU, struck a cow during an attempted takeoff from an improvised runway in Jordão, Acre, Brazil.
    The airplane broke in half and the two people onboard were not injured. The cow died on impact.”

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    Looks like it collided with a band-saw
    Remember, These are the Good old Days!
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    Note the elt antenna is located across a seam and was disconnected in the crash. Good example of why instructions forbid you doing this.


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    why would anyone bid on this...?? engines junk from Jet fuel.....

    https://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?f...27&acctid=7647

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    Quote Originally Posted by mike mcs repair View Post
    why would anyone bid on this...?? engines junk from Jet fuel.....

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    The tires might be worth something.
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    Pay them to remove their wrecked aircraft?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Farmboy View Post
    I find the final resting spot of this incident interesting.
    To have such a clean fuselage separation, I am assuming the speed had bled off a bit, and perhaps then the stab hooked the tree and “popped” the fuselage in two right at a bulkhead rivet line where all the skins had a common joint. Seems odd the mfg would do that.

    “Animal Collision...
    (16/October/2020)
    - Brazil :
    An Embraer EMB-720D Minuano, owned by Ortiz Aerotáxi, registration PT-RPU, struck a cow during an attempted takeoff from an improvised runway in Jordão, Acre, Brazil.
    The airplane broke in half and the two people onboard were not injured. The cow died on impact.”

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    Had no idea Embraer built PA-32 series planes under License from Piper. Learn something new everyday.

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    That sucks wonder what happened


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    Mechanic's Lien?

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    Hey Doug is that a real photo?
    Maybe sling load gone bad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skysurfer View Post
    Hey Doug is that a real photo?
    Maybe sling load gone bad.
    It was on Facebook so I don’t know if it’s real or not. But your idea is good.

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    Art. 1% of lots of construction jobs for the publics.

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    Last edited by BC12D-4-85; 10-26-2020 at 07:28 PM. Reason: Alaska has up to 1% for art

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    Another computer whoops. https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/...ts-to-save-it/


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    Quote Originally Posted by akskibum View Post
    I could be a really successful artist if this is a prime example.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mike mcs repair View Post
    Another computer whoops. https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/...ts-to-save-it/


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    Holy crap! How do you explain that to the squadron commander?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wireweinie View Post
    Holy crap! How do you explain that the the squadron commander?

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    I’d tell him my magnetic compass wasn’t working......
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    Maybe if he had TK-1's instead of Acmes?

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    how much for the cow?
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    Oops, darn it...

    Check your planes in Anchorage area. I won’t post a photo as owner may not know yet but there’s a (once) real nice PA-18 totally twisted and up against fence at Merrill Field gravel strip 05/23.

    Broke loose and went flipping across the ramp like a Pamper blowing out of a village landfill until fence stopped it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Scooter7779h View Post
    Check your planes in Anchorage area. I won’t post a photo as owner may not know yet but there’s a (once) real nice PA-18 totally twisted and up against fence at Merrill Field gravel strip 05/23.

    Broke loose and went flipping across the ramp like a Pamper blowing out of a village landfill until fence stopped it.


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    drove by circa 45 minutes ago, there were two cars parked near it (upwind) with folks looking...not just looky-loos, appeared to be owner or possibly recovery personnel. Sad situation. Would also suggest looking to protect your a/c from any nearby signs or similar items that might get blown around.
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    That’s a shame, really sad
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    Covers, ropes, still moved. How bad were the winds?

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    Gusts to 49 at Birchwood last night, I put a truck in front of the 180. Merrill showed gusts to 38 but may have been a freak one that did not get recorded.
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