I dont know if you heard, but Bob Fulton was killed on Thursday (30may02) when the Cessna he was flying crashed in Pennsylvania near Scranton. No one is certain of the cause, although there is an NSTB investigation, but the supposition is that he flew into an unexpected thunderstorm/microburst. Witnesses saw the plane coming out of a black crowd and wobbling before it went out of control. Some of it came apart before crashing.
|Witnesses to plane crash tell their stories
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) People who witnessed a plane crash that killed a well-known filmmaker in Wayne County last month told investigators that the plane disintegrated while it was in flight, officials said.
The National Transportation Safety Board on Wednesday released a preliminary report on the crash. The accident killed Robert E. Fulton III, an aerial cinematographer, and Alexandra Meijer-Werner, both of Connecticut.
The plane was headed from Auburn, Ind., to Oxford, Conn.
Fulton had more than 6,800 hours flight time as a pilot.
"The witnesses observed the airplane come apart in the air, while descending," the report said.
Two killed in plane crash
HONESDALE, Pa. (AP) A Connecticut pilot died with his passenger when their small airplane crashed into a northeastern Pennsylvania field.
Authorities said Robert E. Fulton III, 62, of Newtown, Conn., and a woman were aboard the Cessna A-185-F when it went down Thursday night in a dairy farm pasture in Lebanon Township, Wayne County. State police said the woman's name hadn't been released Sunday.
The Federal Aviation Administration said Fulton was heading to Oxford, Conn., from Cleveland, when the plane crashed 15 miles north of Honesdale just before 7 p.m. Fulton apparently was trying to fly around bad weather.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash.
Honesdale is about 30 miles from Scranton.
the digital images below are from a quick trip out into an approaching storm on Lake Champlain 5jun2002
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|Norio Kushi stopped and visited Robert
in Newtown with his mom, Aveline, back in Oct 1998 and got a few photos
during the visit.
The list below comprises the Canyon Cinema filmmaker members in the new ... Paula M.
Froehle. Jacqueline B. Frost. Brian Frye. Sallie Fuchs Howie. Robert E. Fulton III.....
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