P-51 crash in Chandler Arizona

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  1. evangilder

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    "One person was killed Thursday afternoon when a fixed wing, single-engine World War II-era airplane crashed into a hangar at Stellar Airpark in west Chandler.

    The crash occurred about 1:20 p.m. Thursday. "

    1 killed when airplane crashes at Stellar Airpark in Chandler

    This is terrible. I knew the pilot, he was a very nice guy. :(
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  2. ToughOmbre

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    Terrible news Eric.

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    Dam that blows on both accounts.
     
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    Man that sucks,sorry to hear this, hope this year won't be like last year..
     
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    Oh wow, terrible news indeed, my condolences to his family!!!
     
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    Very sad news indeed.:( My condolences to the family. :salute:
     
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    I've seen the airplane - this sucks
     
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    Very sad news indeed.
     
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    Sorry to hear
     
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    Man this sucks :salute:
     
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    Agreed Joe, it was a real looker. Nazy was a terrific guy too. He was never above letting people step up to take a look inside or answer questions about his airplane. He took many people up for a ride too. It's a real shame.
     
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    What a tragedy both for the pilot and his family and friends as well as for the P-51 and the warbird community...

    Terrible loss on both accounts :(
     
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    Damn, Damn, Damn...

    Human loss is certainly tragic but does anyone know the history of that particular aircraft? Was it a combat veteran?
     
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    Blue skies and tailwinds sir
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    Another year like last year??? Come on.........

    Damn sorry to hear about this, my condolences to his family..
     
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    Very sad news...:(
     
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    Sigh -

    Eric - it has the feel of a stall somewhere during the break to final... based on the "90 degree turn" comment although the sputtering sounds like an engine problem connected to the accident.
     
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    Sad to hear. RIP.
     
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