Benet Wilson

Strange but true general aviation news

August 9, 2013 by Benét Wilson

Drone delivery! Some dry cleaning customers in Philadelphia are having their garments delivered in an unusual way — via a drone, reports NBC 10 Philadelphia. Harry Vartanian, owner of the Manayunk Cleaners owner is using the drone to avoid city traffic.

No target practice, please. A helicopter pilot called Iowa’s Boone County Sheriff’s Office after he claimed he was shot at while crop dusting a corn field, reports the Des Moines Register. A suspect questioned at the scene denied firing the shots.

Look away from the light! A general aviation pilot flying out of Denver International Airport reported that a green laser light hit his cockpit twice, reports 9News.com.

Emergency landings. Pilot Fred Newman Jr. was forced to make an emergency landing at Tupelo Regional Airport after falling short of the runway, reports WTVA-TV. Northeast Philadelphia Airport was closed for a short time after an aircraft skidded off the runway and into the grass, reports CBSPhilly.com. Finally, pilot William DeNike landed his Cessna Skylane, carrying three passengers, safely at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport despite not being able to put down his landing gear, reports CitizensVoice.com.

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One Response to “Strange but true general aviation news”

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