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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] RE: Pitts Ditch


Thread: [Acro] RE: Pitts Ditch

Message: [Acro] RE: Pitts Ditch

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From: Steve Pennypacker <spenny at>

Date: Sat, 25 May 2002 14:32:36 UTC



Congratulations on your successful ditching.  That's got to be a hell of an ordeal, and quite some accomplishment.

If/when you're ready, I'm sure a lot of people would be interested in the details.  Might save a life someday.

Steve Pennypacker

On Saturday, May 25, 2002 12:30 AM, Wbfinagin at [SMTP:Wbfinagin at] wrote:
>        Just to let everyone know, I am fine.  No injury to either myself or 
> my student. We had an engine failure of some unknown orgin at this time and 
> had to land the New Pitts S2C in the South River near Annapolis, Maryland.  
> There was no suitable land area close enough with out risking hitting a home 
> or dwelling of some type.  
>        I might just recount this in the future for all those who wonder what 
> happens when the plane hits the water.  We will show you the pictures in the 
> future.  
>              For now I have to get ready for an Airshow tomorrow, so more 
> later.
>                                                        Bill Finagin
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