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Re: Update on Phil Lankford
Prior post should have said "after contacting the ground" not the
--- In Q-LIST@..., "Doug Humble" <hawkidoug@c...> wrote:
Thanks for the update Jim!all
present.know both he and Cherie are OK but badly banged up, sore and
CenterHis brothers are with them. they are at Kern County Medical
75%near Bakersfield, CA.
about 11was left when he shut the engine down. He set up for a glide
planemiles out but was about 30' short when he made contact. The
thetook out about 160' of fence then went inverted after contacting
wererunway, the canard seperated and the canopy busted loose as they
andsliding upside down. It is totaled, I believe. They both escaped
ano fire was seen.
Caldifferent story. They were direct from Wenover, UT to Southern
verywhen this happened, (very treacherous territory). They are both
metlucky and I for one will say another prayer for them both when I
OSH. IPhil lastFriday at the homebuilt showcase fly-by flight briefing at
by.took acouple of pictures of Phil and his plane right before the fly-
beforeOne inthe staging area and one while sitting on the runway right
happy towe tookoff. He was #13 and I was #14 on the fly-by.folder called
thereportthat both Phil and his wife are doing well and are staying in
thehospitalfor observation but may get to go home tomorrow. I spoke to
wishes tonurse inthe ER who gave me this info. I told her to give our best