2 hurt in crash-landing of seaplane i...

2 hurt in crash-landing of seaplane in Wayne Co.

There are 1 comment on the WTVH Syracuse story from Sep 10, 2010, titled 2 hurt in crash-landing of seaplane in Wayne Co.. In it, WTVH Syracuse reports that:

State police say two people were hurt when a small seaplane crash-landed in a western New York cornfield.

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randy

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#1 Sep 12, 2010
I was traveling as one of 3 seaplanes( not 2) from Michigan to Maine, this was a halfway planned fuel stop of a 7 -8 our trip, the aircraft did not runout of fuel, infact when we disassembled the airplane yesterday we drained an hours worth of fuel from the aircraft, the airplane didn’t crash it was a controlled forced landing very different scenerios,and the pilot did an amazing job of safely landing it saving his life along with his wife, this is a success story for general aviation, everything happened as it should by the textbook for the circumstance, the aircraft was a 4 seat Cessna 180 on Aerocet straight floats, meaning it has no retractable wheels in the floats. I know you may have limited info to write your article, you were given very incorrect information.

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