Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Pilot Injured After Crash Near Hunters And Possible Disagreement

The scene Tuesday evening 
(credit: CBS)



ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Deputies in Adams County are investigating after an ultralight airplane crashed while flying over hunters.

The crash happened Tuesday evening in the area of 64th Avenue and Calhoun Byers Road in Unincorporated Adams County.

According to the Adams County Sheriff’s Office, the pilot of the ultralight sustained minor injuries but it’s not clear how. There may have been a disagreement on the ground between the pilot and the hunters.

“The hunters were legally hunting on private property,” the sheriff’s office said in a statement.

The pilot was treated and released on the scene.

No other information has been released.

Story and photo:  http://denver.cbslocal.com

Volunteers sought for Smoky Mountain Air Show

With only seven months to go until the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels return to McGhee Tyson Airport for the Smoky Mountain Air Show, more than 600 volunteers are needed to make the air show a success for the estimated 200,000 people that will attend.

The Smoky Mountain Air Show Partnership kicked off its volunteer recruitment Tuesday. The Air Show will be April 16 and 17, 2016.

The Air Show Partnership is looking for committed, enthusiastic people to become trained air show volunteers.

With more than 600 volunteer slots to be filled, there is a wide variety of volunteer options available to fit anyone’s category of interest.

Volunteer options include:

  1. chalet hosts: providing hospitality services to sponsors and VIPs;
  2. set-up: assisting with any pre-event needs;
  3. break-down: assisting with any post-event needs;
  4. VIP hosts: assisting sponsors and VIPs upon arrival in parking areas;
  5. ground cleanup: keeping grounds free of trash and food;
  6. shuttle announcer: greeting attendees and announcing air show information during the shuttle to air show;
  7. couriers: delivering items to and from vendors, sponsors and VIPs;
  8. parking attendants: leading cars to assigned parking lot and checking parking passes;
  9. and crew center hosts: providing hospitality services to performers and crew members.

Interested volunteers can visit the online portal, www.volunteerknoxville.org, to search volunteer options, learn about time slots and details and sign up for specific air show volunteer positions.

Original article can be found here: http://www.thedailytimes.com