'Right Stuff' test pilot killed in pl...

'Right Stuff' test pilot killed in plane crash

There are 2 comments on the The Morning Call story from Apr 21, 2006, titled 'Right Stuff' test pilot killed in plane crash. In it, The Morning Call reports that:

He was 84. Crossfield's body was found in the wreckage Thursday in the mountains about 50 miles northwest of Atlanta, a day after the single-engine plane he was piloting dropped off radar screens on a flight ...

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Greg Gaunt

Montgomery, AL

#1 Apr 21, 2006
The guy survives multiple mach flights but the little puddle-jumper gets him. What a mundain way to go. God speed, Scott Crossfield. Thanks for all you've done for flight.
Johnny Armstrong

Lancaster, CA

#2 Apr 23, 2006
Greg Gaunt wrote:
The guy survives multiple mach flights but the little puddle-jumper gets him. What a mundain way to go. God speed, Scott Crossfield. Thanks for all you've done for flight.
Johnny Armstrong: Scotty was my inspiration to go to Edwards AFB in 1956 to become a flight test engineer. His flight to Mach 2 thrilled many in 1953 and in his last years he continued to share his love of flying with the younger generation. I had the pleasure of being a flight planner on the X-15 beginning in 1962 until the end of the program and meeting Scotty on several occasions. His dedication to X-plane projects was constant and unwavering. The Testers at Edwards bid you happy landings on your final flight.
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