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Old 10-09-2007, 07:35 AM   #1
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Unreported Plane Crash

This was checked out for accuracy, etc on Snopes. I never realized that she had a pilot’s license:

U.S. Senator Unhurt In Air Crash

The Associated Press reports that New York junior Senator Hillary Clinton, narrowly escaped injury in the aircraft she was piloting when she was forced to make an emergency landing in Southern New Jersey because of bad weather.

National Transportation Safety Board officials have issued a preliminary determination pilot error contributed to the accident, and the senator was flying a single engine aircraft in IFR [instrument flight rating] conditions while onl y having obtained a VFR (visual flight rating) rating.

The absence of a post-crash fire was likely due to insufficient fuel on board. No one on the ground was injured.

Photographs below were taken at the scene show the extent of damage to Senator Clinton's aircraft.

She was very lucky.
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Old 10-09-2007, 07:44 AM   #2
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Old 10-09-2007, 08:13 AM   #3
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Love it!!! Got a good laugh out of it.

Thanks for brightening up my morning,
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