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(Chicago Sun-Times)   Pilot makes emergency landing on Lake Shore Drive at Grant Park in Chicago. "Two vehicles struck the aircraft's left wing after he landed but drove off"   ( suntimes.com) divider line
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2013-09-22 03:06:14 PM  
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"There's no way I could have made it back to Schaumburg, O'Hare or Midway"

Good thing Meigs Field is right th... oh.
2013-09-22 03:08:22 PM  
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2013-09-22 09:26:12 PM  
1 vote:

anotar: lohphat: anotar: At the time (as Any Pie mentions) Daley was planning to put a casino there.

Don't tell jaytkay that because it doesn't agree with his world view and will call you an asshole.

Geez you got that right.   BTW McCormick place is predicted to have convention revenue drop 46% next year

That always happens in the eleventh year after an airport closes.
2013-09-22 06:14:08 PM  
1 vote:
Guaranteed his landing was less exciting than half the times I ever flew into Midway in a blizzard.
2013-09-22 03:45:19 PM  
1 vote:
2013-09-22 01:16:38 PM  
1 vote:
I had this happen once in Chicago, only it was with a taxi.  I'd probably stick around if I collided with an airplane.
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