Authorities search Lake Huron for missing plane

Jul 27, 2011 Full story: WNEM-TV Saginaw 19

A search for a plane that's believed to have crashed over Lake Huron continues Wednesday morning.

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thank you god

Watertown, NY

#1 Jul 27, 2011
they found him! Thank god!
A Mike Trapp Fan

United States

#2 Jul 27, 2011
All I can say is thank you, God!! No one was ready to lose him yet. God's speed, my friend
Mary

Webster, NY

#3 Jul 27, 2011
Are you sure??!
Mike Fan

Utica, NY

#4 Jul 27, 2011
Thank you god for miracles! God bless you're family with the relief they must feel!
chad

Watertown, NY

#5 Jul 30, 2011
who was it i didnt hear about it?

Since: Jun 12

Destin, FL

#6 Aug 5, 2012
good thats tragic
get over it

United States

#7 Aug 5, 2012
I've heard enough about this idiot. He had no business being in a plane obviously. It was his own fault. If he was smart enough to turn on his engine heater it wouldn't have happened. Also anyone who has ever flown a small plane over water that has any brains, has their life jacket close at hand.
Just Sayin

Watertown, NY

#8 Aug 5, 2012
get over it wrote:
I've heard enough about this idiot. He had no business being in a plane obviously. It was his own fault. If he was smart enough to turn on his engine heater it wouldn't have happened. Also anyone who has ever flown a small plane over water that has any brains, has their life jacket close at hand.
Well this is old news but "...turn on his engine heater..."? Ummm, ya. That's like saying if you have your defrost in your car on you won't get stuck in the snow. You MAY want to consider some research into how an airplane works!
get over it

United States

#9 Aug 5, 2012
Just Sayin wrote:
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Well this is old news but "...turn on his engine heater..."? Ummm, ya. That's like saying if you have your defrost in your car on you won't get stuck in the snow. You MAY want to consider some research into how an airplane works!
Actually you may be the one that should do the research! His plane crashed because his engine stalled due to a frozen fuel system. A condition that is easily prevented by TURNING ON THE ENGINE HEATER when flying over cold air masses created by such places as the Great Lakes!
omg

United States

#10 Aug 5, 2012
Just Sayin wrote:
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Well this is old news but "...turn on his engine heater..."? Ummm, ya. That's like saying if you have your defrost in your car on you won't get stuck in the snow. You MAY want to consider some research into how an airplane works!
Ummm Just Sayin you are an idiot. The engine heater on his plane does just what it says. Heats the engine dumbass! It doesn't work like a cars heater. What a retard!
Just Sayin

Watertown, NY

#11 Aug 5, 2012
Well I'm sorry that you feel the need to lash out so aggressively, when I was pointing out your phraseology was incorrect, and yes I am somewhat familiar with airplanes. I believe calling ANYONE an idiot without having been there is pretty much foolish. Emergency situations occur, accidents happen,and when they happen in the air the consequences are simply more dire.
custumer

Watertown, NY

#12 Aug 6, 2012
omg wrote:
<quoted text>Ummm Just Sayin you are an idiot. The engine heater on his plane does just what it says. Heats the engine dumbass! It doesn't work like a cars heater. What a retard!
why would u want to heat the engine???
Just Sayin

Watertown, NY

#13 Aug 6, 2012
custumer wrote:
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why would u want to heat the engine???
You wouldn't...I believe that they are talking about the "carb heat" to HELP with fuel icing, but it's hard to tell with the uninformed, pseudo-intellectuals around here! Yet they say I'm an idiot!
Just Sayin

Watertown, NY

#14 Aug 6, 2012
It's possible that they wanted him to turn the "engine heater" on so that he'd be warmer when he ditched into Lake Huron! Which I might add, and the point I'm TRYING to stick up for here, is an AMAZING feat to survive. It took a damn cool head and more than a little skill to accomplish. I've seen it fail more times than not....
get over it

United States

#15 Aug 6, 2012
Just Sayin wrote:
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You wouldn't...I believe that they are talking about the "carb heat" to HELP with fuel icing, but it's hard to tell with the uninformed, pseudo-intellectuals around here! Yet they say I'm an idiot!
Ooohhh aren't we intelligent bringing out the dictionary with pseudo-intellectuals. I hate to tell you (well actually its a pleasure to tell an idiot like you) but this carb heat you speak of is called an ENGINE HEATER dumbass! Where in the h*ll do you think the heat comes from? Is it magically created or something. I would guess but I could be wrong because apparently I'm uninformed the heat comes from the engine.
Just Sayin

Watertown, NY

#16 Aug 6, 2012
get over it wrote:
<quoted text>
Ooohhh aren't we intelligent bringing out the dictionary with pseudo-intellectuals. I hate to tell you (well actually its a pleasure to tell an idiot like you) but this carb heat you speak of is called an ENGINE HEATER dumbass! Where in the h*ll do you think the heat comes from? Is it magically created or something. I would guess but I could be wrong because apparently I'm uninformed the heat comes from the engine.
So, does it make you feel a lot better about yourself lashing out at people and calling people an "idiot" because you believe you have some sort of knowledge that others don't? Well, I challenge you to go to the Cessna operations and/or maintenance manual and research the "engine heater". It doesn't exist. It is the "carb heater" because it heats the carb intake air in an attempt to evaporate water (condensation) from the atomized fuel before it can form into a mass that restricts airflow. Yes, it uses scavenge air from the exhaust manifold, but it is NOT an "engine heater". Your car uses heated air the same way in order to heat the cabin, as does the Cessna 150 (not very effectively I might add). The point I was trying to make was a tongue in cheek jab to create levity in a bad situation, however you seem to have gotten all butt sore over the deal, which was not my intention. Dang, relax a bit. It seems most everyone on here tries to feel superior by putting everyone else down, such as yourself, in order to make themselves feel better. Get a life.
hahaha

United States

#17 Aug 7, 2012
Just Sayin wrote:
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So, does it make you feel a lot better about yourself lashing out at people and calling people an "idiot" because you believe you have some sort of knowledge that others don't? Well, I challenge you to go to the Cessna operations and/or maintenance manual and research the "engine heater". It doesn't exist. It is the "carb heater" because it heats the carb intake air in an attempt to evaporate water (condensation) from the atomized fuel before it can form into a mass that restricts airflow. Yes, it uses scavenge air from the exhaust manifold, but it is NOT an "engine heater". Your car uses heated air the same way in order to heat the cabin, as does the Cessna 150 (not very effectively I might add). The point I was trying to make was a tongue in cheek jab to create levity in a bad situation, however you seem to have gotten all butt sore over the deal, which was not my intention. Dang, relax a bit. It seems most everyone on here tries to feel superior by putting everyone else down, such as yourself, in order to make themselves feel better. Get a life.
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How long did it take you to figure out how to copy and paste this from google? Lmao what an a** you sound like. And as far as this entire conversation, I happen to know mike and he admits it was his fault. The engine froze up because he forgot to turn on the heater (whatever u want to call it) and refired when the heater was turned on but it was too late.
Just Sayin

Watertown, NY

#18 Aug 7, 2012
hahaha wrote:
<quoted text>.
How long did it take you to figure out how to copy and paste this from google? Lmao what an a** you sound like. And as far as this entire conversation, I happen to know mike and he admits it was his fault. The engine froze up because he forgot to turn on the heater (whatever u want to call it) and refired when the heater was turned on but it was too late.
Well...(sigh)....I'm sorry. I was trying to stick up for the guy, but once again the topix experts have just beat it out of me. I'm sorry I got involved and will leave it alone. You are correct, as always. I know nothing about aircraft. Thanks for pointing that out.
Just Sayin

Richville, NY

#19 Aug 7, 2012
Notice I used the word "butt" instead of "but" as I intended to hid my sexual preference into my answer when I can to arouse myself.

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