January 2017 Issue

“No Noticeable Damage”

I read your magazine every month and have never written a letter on an article in my life, but will now. In the December 2016 issue, the first NTSB report involved a Van’s RV-6 Experimental. The report states “the commercial pilot and passenger were fatally injured; the airplane was destroyed...there was no noticeable damage to the field’s corn stalks”. Really? Someone should care about the corn stalks? Everything else was destroyed, including lives, but the corn stalks made it!

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