A friend in Kenya emailed me today and told me of a plane crash. Writing about the death of a pilot I've flown with once is bad enough. But now to write about another so soon. Well, I don't know what to think. Statistically flying is meant to be pretty safe. The chance of an average American dying in a plane crash is 1 in 11 million. Compared to one in 5000 being killed in a car … [Read more...] about Captain Moses Lelesit – He died doing what he loved best
GoodYear Blimp Crashes In Germany
I was just heading to bed when I got an email marked 'URGENT' from a German news agency wanting a copy of the photo above. I had a horrible feeling something had happened to the GoodYear Blimp and it's pilot Mike Nerandzic. I was flying with him less than two months ago. I tried to google for news but nothing came up. Then, shortly after the email came a tweet from Trevor Monk (@HAVmustfly) … [Read more...] about GoodYear Blimp Crashes In Germany
Whilst i wait for a lift to the hospital.. Here is a record of what happened today.. [UPDATE] I have been asked to retell the story many times since it happened and one of the more intimate places where I shared it was at The Fray Cafe during the South by South West Festival in Austin, Texas in 2011 Listen to it here I'm @Documentally on twitter Subscribe to my Newsletter here: … [Read more...] about Crash!