Sorry to say ,601cx engine quit on take off on july 24. the plane was destroyed and the pilot,me,was severly

injured. After 3 mos.in the hospital and rehab,I am home aagain.

paul baker

mooresville nc

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Comment by Mack P. Kreizenbeck on November 5, 2010 at 4:59pm
Paul,
Glad to hear that you survived! The pain and suffering can be made bearable with the knowledge that you can go back to enjoying your love of flying. I'm speaking for everyone, but when you wish to share your experiences, we'd all like to get the details. We can all learn from each others experiences!
Speedy recovery,
Mack
Comment by James Roberts on November 1, 2010 at 11:17pm
Sorry to hear about this Paul. I sincerely hope that you are able to fly again after your accident.
Comment by Thomas Longo on October 31, 2010 at 11:45am
Sorry to hear about your accident, hope you recover 100% quickly.
Comment by Jonathan Porter on October 29, 2010 at 12:36pm
When I had my first EFATO (Engine Failure After Take Off), I was shaken, luckily not injured. I sent an SMS text to my friend in the Air Force, an Air Commodore explaining what had happened... he immediately texted back 'Congratulations'.... I called him and he explained.... 'most people dont get to talk about an EFATO....

I therefore continue the tradition and wish you 'Congratulations', speedy recovery and good luck with the next aircraft project!
Comment by Dr. Edward M. Moody II on October 29, 2010 at 11:17am
I'm sorry to hear of your misfortune Paul. I wish you a quick and complete recovery. Let's hope the rest of life is smooth and enjoyable... no looking backward except to learn from experience, okay?

Ed
Comment by Jerry Latimer on October 29, 2010 at 10:00am
Sorry to hear about your misfortune, but I'm glad you home again. I wish you the best in the future.
Jerry
Comment by Jim Belcher on October 29, 2010 at 9:07am
I'm sorry to hear of this. Best wishes and prayers for a speedy recovery.
Comment by Jerold Ebke on October 29, 2010 at 9:02am
Paul, Best wishes to you and I hope for your continued healing, both physically and emotionally.
A fellow Zodiac builder,
Jerry
Comment by Chris Aysen on October 29, 2010 at 8:53am
Paul - Glad you are OK. I hope you can heal back too normal. When and if you can or want to share with us what happened. Best wishes for a quick healing.

Chris
Comment by Joseph F. Truncale on October 29, 2010 at 8:47am
Glad you made it. Your accident will encourage others to be ever vigilant.
Will you be getting back on the horse someday?
Best,
Joe

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