Pilot who landed on golf course to get son to tennis lesson is ...

A Lake Villa pilot who landed his airplane on a golf course fairway in order to get his son to a tennis lesson on time was charged Tuesday with reckless conduct and endangering the life or health of a child, ... Full Story
Greg

Apopka, FL

#1 Apr 30, 2008
I would think that the FAA would have something to say about this. Like flying too low over residential areas, making a non-emergency landing outside of an airport and being totally stupid!
joe

Boynton Beach, FL

#2 Apr 30, 2008
His kid was a lot safer than some of the cars i've seen with kids being driven to school by thier 3rd world parents!
help me

Pompano Beach, FL

#3 Apr 30, 2008
He he he .. It's all fun and games,, just pay and pay.
DumbFuucker

Olean, NY

#4 Apr 30, 2008
big fluckin deal
Barry

Jupiter, FL

#5 May 1, 2008
Leave the guy alone..........
The Brat

Miami, FL

#6 May 1, 2008
Hmmmm...Snow covered fairway....no one out golfing...He had skis on his landing gear, he circled twice checking conditions....I would say as a fellow pilot he did well even though a questionable use of an airplane...a tennis lesson is not a big deal.

As for child endangerment?? Should anyone who gives a plane ride to children at any time be charged with endangerment?? I agree with Joe....one is safer in the air than on our nations roadways...
jim ractubie

United States

#7 May 1, 2008
So that means that the EAA young eagles program is endangering kids ???
golfcourse

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#8 May 1, 2008
it hurt my green
Pago Pago Trojan

Toledo, OH

#9 May 1, 2008
What an idiot, and now his kid will grow up thinking he can do goofy things...sad...[[
BoReD

Port Saint Lucie, FL

#10 May 1, 2008
Did he at least yell "FORE!" while landing?
RED BARON

United States

#11 May 1, 2008
Very poor decision making. The pilot is lucky he didn't hit a sandtrap or veer into a tree. He could have easily caused the plane to flip or go into a full somersault.

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Chesterfield

#12 May 1, 2008
Now if he was Donald Trump in a Helicopter, he could have landed on the golf course and they would have fed him a steak dinner...
Props

Palatine, IL

#13 Nov 2, 2008
I agree with Mark.

The people complaining about this are displaying an ignorant herd mentality.
The Baron

United States

#14 Jun 5, 2009
Hopefully this will be the end of his flying career!!!! Before he does some real damage.

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