Glider crashed into old Cessna plant

Glider crashed into old Cessna plant

There are 6 comments on the www.ktvz.com story from Aug 9, 2010, titled Glider crashed into old Cessna plant . In it, www.ktvz.com reports that:

A motorized glider crashed into the side of the now-vacant former Cessna plane factory shortly after takeoff from Bend Municipal Airport Sunday morning, killing the owner-pilot, identified as a Southern California man.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at www.ktvz.com.

Since: Aug 09

Philadelphia, PA

#1 Aug 9, 2010
>A motorized glider...killing the owner-pilot....

Darwin Award for the oxymoron in question.
DILF

Huntington, NY

#2 Aug 9, 2010
corrective_unconscious wrote:
>A motorized glider...killing the owner-pilot....
Darwin Award for the oxymoron in question.
Does that mean that there are motorless airplanes?

If so, tickets must be REAL cheap on these flights.......I'm just sayin'
The Monkey

Hampton, VA

#3 Aug 9, 2010
"Flying is the safest way to fly" Ref: Shelly Berman, 1960 something.)
was-burg steve

Everetts, NC

#4 Aug 9, 2010
The motor is used to self launch the glider. At Altitude the motor is turned off to allow gliding flight. The motor can also be used foe transit flights etc. The pilot did forget one thing though. Cumulo-cement clouds are to be avoided.

“behind curtain #1”

Since: Jul 08

Location hidden

#5 Aug 9, 2010
That's what happens when you don't put your directional on_the building knows not where you're going?

Since: May 11

United States

#6 Aug 8, 2011
That interesting. I've worked for Cessna for 15 years and I hadn't heard this story. So what do ya'll think of Cessna moving to Kansas, then to Mexico, then having to Scrap the entire line.(to the sum of $45million) because the wings started to delamanate while the FAA inspector was onboard? Just looking for comments, not an argument.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Bend Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Huge Lodging Discount at Camp Sherman Resort (Dec '13) Dec 6 dodgers sellar 2
september 11th 2001 samson two pillars cruise w... Dec 6 dodgers sellar 1
september 1th samon cut his hair two towers two... Dec 6 dodgers sellar 1
2001 september 11th make homer go aerosmith cra... Dec 6 dodgers sellar 3
looking for browntown (Nov '15) Nov 27 Jesse Rishel 6
News Artists sought to turn Klondike Kate's rocks in... Nov 20 John Bob 1
Levi Towry and his brother Nov 12 Old Crush 1

Bend Jobs

More from around the web

Personal Finance

Bend Mortgages