FW: Re: Update on Phil Lankford
Phil's brother Brant and Greg Martin are on their way to the airport
to remove the electronics as we speak. I've also talked to Bob M.
regarding the accident. Phil's rotator cuff is also in bad shape at
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Doug Humblemember. He
recognized the wreck a/c as a Quickie and found our web site andthen found
my number. 1st he wanted to know if I had heard about theaccident. Then he
brought up some good points. He thought maybe one of our groupnearby could
help get the plane moved to a secure location.sitting
where someone could get to it. I'm thinking that someopportunistic kind of
person might eye the avionics in the plane.I first
thought that Phil's family might take care of this, but they willbe more
concerned about Phil & Cheri. I have this local resident phone #to call him
back if necessary. Maybe the local EAA chapter could help.themselves or
do we need to help?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
themiles out but was about 30' short when he made contact. The plane
wererunway, the canard seperated and the canopy busted loose as they
andsliding upside down. It is totaled, I believe. They both escaped
Calno fire was seen.
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
wishes tohospitalfor observation but may get to go home tomorrow. I spoke to thenurse inthe ER who gave me this info. I told her to give our best
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