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acsguitar wrote:When I play microsoft flight simulator I fly planes into buildings all the time..
Anyways this is obviously just a mistake.
The plane that crashed in New York City's Upper West Side today was registered to Cory Lidle, and it is believed that he was on board at the time of the crash.
Art Vandelay wrote:Cory Lidle was piloting the plane. He's one of two confirmed dead.
NEW YORK -- A small plane piloted by New York Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle crashed into a 50-story condominium tower Wednesday on Manhattan's Upper East Side, raining flaming debris onto the sidewalks below and rattling New Yorkers' nerves five years after the Sept. 11 attack.
Lidle died in the crash.
The twin-engine plane came through a hazy, cloudy sky and hit the 20th floor of The Belaire -- a red-brick tower overlooking the East River, about five miles from the World Trade Center -- with a loud bang, touching off a raging fire that cast a pillar of black smoke over the city and sent flames shooting from four windows on two adjoining floors.
bigken117 wrote:Art Vandelay wrote:Cory Lidle was piloting the plane. He's one of two confirmed dead.
Steve Coleman, a spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which runs New York area airports said he had "no idea where [the plane] came from."
"We haven't heard from any of our facilities that anything's missing," said Coleman.
New York City government source told CNN there are "no indications of terrorism."
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