WoF pilot takes crash in his stride

2012-11-23 00:00

ULCO — A pilot for Working on Fire (WoF), and his passenger were lightly injured when he had to make a difficult emergency landing in a spotter plane near a raging fire.

When he lost power, Swanepoel skillfully dodged electricity wires to glide the Cessna down to an open field.

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