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how in the hell?

reminds us that real human beings have to battle these fires in conditions

few would dare set foot near.

my heart(i think i still have one) stopped for almost a whole minute before

it settled in this might really only be an accident. somehow, im still waiting

for the other foot to drop.

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holy $h!. it was cory lidells plane. yankees pitcher, philly fans should know him too.

and yes hes dead.

it crashed into a building called the belair. wow.

oddly enough he made some comments about yanks manager joe torre

and was getting slammed by mike and the maddog sports radio talk show...and he was so upset actually called in to defend himself... what a weird f@#kin day this turned into.



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How can the media be so confused about what plane this is? If its a Cirrus 20, then its a Cirrus SR20, which means its not a twin-engine plane. Ugh.

Anyway, from what witness were describing (starboard wing dropping suddenly, followed by aircraft slowly attempting to level off), it sounds like a stall.

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he had a 4 seat cirrus sr20. next of kin hasnt even been notified and its all over the tv, at least here...feel horrible for his family...

the mike and maddog chris russo had a rough time, as they admittedly gave him

a hard time on their show. not always the best way to leave off with someone

in an argument because you never know...

more telling

On Sunday, the day after the Yankees were eliminated from the playoffs, Lidle cleaned out his locker at Yankee Stadium and talked about his interest in flying.

He explained to reporters the process of getting a pilot's license, and said he intended to fly back to California in several days and planned to make a few stops. Lidle disccused the plane crash of John F. Kennedy Jr. and how he had read the accident report on the National Transportation Safety Board Web site.

Lidle, acquired from the Philadelphia Phillies on July 30, told The New York Times last month that his four-seat Cirrus SR20 plane was safe.

"The whole plane has a parachute on it," Lidle said. "Ninety-nine percent of pilots that go up never have engine failure, and the 1 percent that do usually land it. But if you're up in the air and something goes wrong, you pull that parachute, and the whole plane goes down slowly."

NEW YORK (AP) -- A small plane with New York Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle aboard crashed into a 50-story condominium tower Wednesday on Manhattan's Upper East Side, killing at least four people and raining flaming debris on sidewalks, authorities said. There was no immediate confirmation Lidle was among the dead.

A law enforcement official in Washington, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Lidle was on the plane. And Federal Aviation Administration records showed the single-engine plane was registered to the athlete, who just days ago -- after the Yankees' humiliating elimination from the playoffs -- told reporters that he was getting his pilot's license.

The official said he did not know whether Lidle was at the controls; at least one other person was aboard the four-seat aircraft.

The crash rattled New Yorkers' nerves five years after the Sept. 11 attacks, abut the FBI and the Homeland Security quickly said there was no evidence it was anything but an accident. Nevertheless, fighter jets were sent aloft over New York and other U.S. cities as a precaution, the Pentagon said

http://wfan.com/chrismikeaudio/ oct. 9th. cory lidle interview.

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