Friday, March 6, 2015

Indiana Jones and the fairway of doom

It was almost one crash landing too many for Indy in Santa Monica;

Hollywood star Harrison Ford is expected to make a full recovery after crash-landing his plane on a golf course in Los Angeles.

Piloting a 1940s vintage small plane that lost power after taking off from the airport within the city, he might help close it down;
The airport's single runway sits amid residential neighbourhoods in the city of more than 90,000 on the Pacific Ocean. City leaders and many residents advocate closing the airport, citing noise and safety concerns. Other planes taking off or landing there have crashed into homes, and in September 2013 four people died when their small jet veered into a hangar and caught fire.

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