Monday, April 6, 2009

Crash Of Vintage Plane Kills Pilot

Robert Baranaskas, 61, of Northport, took off from Brookhaven Calabro Airport at 1:09 p.m. in his Curtiss P-40 Warhawk, a single-engine fighter plane. Sixteen minutes later, the olive green fighter spun out of the sky, crashing into the water 300 yards off the beach at Smith Point County Park, airport and Coast Guard officials said.

via: Newsday