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Posted: 1/8/2003 5:41:38 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/8/2003 5:49:11 AM EDT by Hawkeye]
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Link Posted: 1/8/2003 6:30:29 AM EDT
Amazing that there were no airliner crashes last year. So far 19 dead and climbing.
Link Posted: 1/8/2003 6:31:11 AM EDT
Link Posted: 1/8/2003 6:34:51 AM EDT
Paging Garandman, paging Garandman.

You all right?
Link Posted: 1/8/2003 6:48:09 AM EDT
Link Posted: 1/8/2003 6:51:17 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/8/2003 6:52:17 AM EDT by Wobblin-Goblin]
Originally Posted By Hawkeye:
G-man is in SC. Was he making a trip up there to Charlotte today?
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Don't know. He uses both airports.

I e-mailed him and so far have no response.
Link Posted: 1/8/2003 6:58:34 AM EDT
[V]

It's humbling how quickly your life can be forever altered or ended.
Link Posted: 1/8/2003 7:01:42 AM EDT
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Link Posted: 1/8/2003 7:04:41 AM EDT
I flew on a Beech 1900D two days ago.  Not a pleasant aircraft to fly in.  Not even as large as a small bus.  I wouldn't have much confidence in the safety features of such an aircraft.  Any crash at all would probably kill all occupants.
Link Posted: 1/8/2003 7:07:04 AM EDT
UPDATE:

G-man just e-mailed me, he is fine. Says he makes the same hop b/t the two airports...
Link Posted: 1/8/2003 7:10:19 AM EDT
Link Posted: 1/8/2003 7:52:02 AM EDT
I am about 1/2 mile from the CLT airport. Here at work the planes come in and I can see the oil stains they are so low.
Link Posted: 1/8/2003 8:04:25 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/8/2003 8:05:28 AM EDT by TheKill]
Originally Posted By Hawkeye:
Originally Posted By Chimborazo:
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It's humbling how quickly your life can be forever altered or ended.
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Indeed. We are not promised a tomorrow, and should make every day, even every minute, count. I never leave the house without kissing my wife and sons bye, and telling them I love them.
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AMEN...PREACH IT BROTHER!

And glad to see the famed G-man is OK!
Link Posted: 1/8/2003 8:24:03 AM EDT
Dominus,

Regarding your comments on the safety features of the Beech 1900D:  No, it is not the most comfortable for passengers, but it is a very tried and true airframe and is very, very well powered.

I know, I flew this airplane for this airline.

- Checknsix
Link Posted: 1/8/2003 10:45:41 AM EDT
If anyone sees a list of victims, I'd appreciate a link to it.  I've been looking, but I can't find it.  I've got two relatives that were returning home today from a wedding that I haven't been able to get into touch with.  Their last name is Wilson.z
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