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Upside down Stinson

Old 18th Jun 2020, 19:45
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Upside down Stinson

Recent unfortunate accident in Saskatchewan. I have no other details.

I think there is a "Hoskins" caption lurking here.



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Update: I found an article in the local North Battleford newspaper:

The two people piloting the plane walked away unscathed after the crash, Maze later learned from his uncle, who spoke to them.The plane appears to be a Stinson Reliant, a popular single-engine aircraft first manufactured in 1933.

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada was aware of the situation and was collecting information, but won’t conduct a full investigation, according to spokesperson Chris Krepski.
https://www.newsoptimist.ca/not-what...eld-1.24153933
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Old 18th Jun 2020, 20:22
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:'-( :'-( :'-( :'-(
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Old 26th Jun 2020, 19:18
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Begs for a caption, e.g. "I thought the green was just algae in the lake".
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Old 27th Jun 2020, 03:17
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The two people piloting the plane walked away unscathed after the crash
Judging from the photo of the two young lads I'd say inexperience let them down.
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Old 27th Jun 2020, 08:12
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Judging from the photo of the two young lads I'd say inexperience let them down.
And they don't appear to show any regret. Unbeliveable. They are even smiling.
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Old 27th Jun 2020, 22:37
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If an engine failure, they did a good landing.
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Old 28th Jun 2020, 07:18
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Now that’s what we call a gear up landing!
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Old 28th Jun 2020, 20:15
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Originally Posted by ShyTorque View Post
Now thatís what we call a gear up landing!
Luftwaffe pilots used to call it "Damenlandung"...ladieslanding... whatever it meant...
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