A group of vintage aircraft pilots were promoting a new IMAX movie the best way possible — by taking members of the media for a ride around Washington DC today.
Then one flipped on landing and the upcoming movie wasn’t the story anymore.
A Washington Post reporter was on board the plane.
NPR’s Talk of the Nation host Neal Conan was on another plane, but was not hurt.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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