Stunt pilot Patty Wagstaff’s plane flips during landing in St. Augustine

Stunt pilot Patty Wagstaff’s plane flips during landing in St. Augustine


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news starts. Close call today from legendary Close call today from legendary
stunt pilot and flight Close call today from legendary
stunt pilot and flight
instructor Patty wagstaff. stunt pilot and flight
instructor Patty wagstaff.
>>Her plane over turned during instructor Patty wagstaff.
>>Her plane over turned during
a landing at Northeast Florida,>>Her plane over turned during
a landing at Northeast Florida,
regional Airport in Saint Johns a landing at Northeast Florida,
regional Airport in Saint Johns
County, this video now of the regional Airport in Saint Johns
County, this video now of the
wreckage on the runway wagstaff County, this video now of the
wreckage on the runway wagstaff
escaped the crash with minor wreckage on the runway wagstaff
escaped the crash with minor
injuries. And her passenger was escaped the crash with minor
injuries. And her passenger was
not injured. injuries. And her passenger was
not injured.
♪>>Why is that is well known in>>Why is that is well known in
the aviation community and has>>Why is that is well known in
the aviation community and has
become a role model for many the aviation community and has
become a role model for many
female pilots just a few hours become a role model for many
female pilots just a few hours
ago she put this message out on female pilots just a few hours
ago she put this message out on
twitter says ago she put this message out on
twitter says
we had a mechanical problem on twitter says
we had a mechanical problem on
RV tale bonanza after landing we had a mechanical problem on
RV tale bonanza after landing
in San Augustine RV tale bonanza after landing
in San Augustine
this evening. in San Augustine
this evening.
>>The woman asking and I want this evening.
>>The woman asking and I want
to let everyone know that my>>The woman asking and I want
to let everyone know that my
passenger one of our to let everyone know that my
passenger one of our
instructors is passenger one of our
instructors is
doing fine. instructors is
doing fine.
>>News 4 Jax reporter Erik doing fine.
>>News 4 Jax reporter Erik
avanier flew with wagstaff>>News 4 Jax reporter Erik
avanier flew with wagstaff
several years covering the avanier flew with wagstaff
several years covering the
wings over North Georgia several years covering the
wings over North Georgia
airshow and Eric is joining us wings over North Georgia
airshow and Eric is joining us
live in northeast regional airshow and Eric is joining us
live in northeast regional
Airport in Saint Augustine with live in northeast regional
Airport in Saint Augustine with
more on Airport in Saint Augustine with
more on
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today’s crash, Eric. Yes when I found out it was a Yes when I found out it was a
Patty who crashed my first Yes when I found out it was a
Patty who crashed my first
reaction was is she OK is she Patty who crashed my first
reaction was is she OK is she
going to be fine. reaction was is she OK is she
going to be fine.
>>You know back in 2016 the going to be fine.
>>You know back in 2016 the
fall of 2016 I had the>>You know back in 2016 the
fall of 2016 I had the
opportunity to get to know her fall of 2016 I had the
opportunity to get to know her
as both a person and a pilot opportunity to get to know her
as both a person and a pilot
when I flew with her during the as both a person and a pilot
when I flew with her during the
wings over North Georgia when I flew with her during the
wings over North Georgia
airshow she is a stunt pilot wings over North Georgia
airshow she is a stunt pilot
with worldwide recognition. airshow she is a stunt pilot
with worldwide recognition.
>>According to Florida Highway with worldwide recognition.
>>According to Florida Highway
Patrol around 05:32PM>>According to Florida Highway
Patrol around 05:32PM
the single engine Patrol around 05:32PM
the single engine
1958 Beach K 35 era plane had the single engine
1958 Beach K 35 era plane had
just landed at Northeast 1958 Beach K 35 era plane had
just landed at Northeast
regional Airport in Saint Johns just landed at Northeast
regional Airport in Saint Johns
County and begin to taxi down regional Airport in Saint Johns
County and begin to taxi down
the runway when it went into County and begin to taxi down
the runway when it went into
the grass median and over the runway when it went into
the grass median and over
turned. The pilot was 68 the grass median and over
turned. The pilot was 68
year-old Patty wagstaff turned. The pilot was 68
year-old Patty wagstaff
investigators say she suffered year-old Patty wagstaff
investigators say she suffered
minor injuries that didn’t investigators say she suffered
minor injuries that didn’t
require a trip to the hospital, minor injuries that didn’t
require a trip to the hospital,
her 59 year-old passenger was require a trip to the hospital,
her 59 year-old passenger was
not injured. What caused the her 59 year-old passenger was
not injured. What caused the
plane to go into the median and not injured. What caused the
plane to go into the median and
flipped has yet to be plane to go into the median and
flipped has yet to be
determined. Whack staff is no flipped has yet to be
determined. Whack staff is no
ordinary pilot, she’s a local determined. Whack staff is no
ordinary pilot, she’s a local
flight instructor as she’s a 3 ordinary pilot, she’s a local
flight instructor as she’s a 3
time us national flight instructor as she’s a 3
time us national
aerobatic champion. She has won time us national
aerobatic champion. She has won
gold silver and bronze medals aerobatic champion. She has won
gold silver and bronze medals
in international gold silver and bronze medals
in international
aerobatic competitions whack in international
aerobatic competitions whack
staff who is a member of the aerobatic competitions whack
staff who is a member of the
National aviation Hall of Fame staff who is a member of the
National aviation Hall of Fame
has also floated air shows all National aviation Hall of Fame
has also floated air shows all
over the world has also floated air shows all
over the world
back in 2016 I had the pleasure over the world
back in 2016 I had the pleasure
of flying with her during the back in 2016 I had the pleasure
of flying with her during the
winds over North Georgia of flying with her during the
winds over North Georgia
airshow that’s me in the front winds over North Georgia
airshow that’s me in the front
seat and Patty in the back airshow that’s me in the front
seat and Patty in the back
after we flew I spoke with her seat and Patty in the back
after we flew I spoke with her
about her passion of flying after we flew I spoke with her
about her passion of flying
from the time she was a about her passion of flying
from the time she was a
little girl. from the time she was a
little girl.
>>It was just natural aviation little girl.
>>It was just natural aviation
is always a comfortable place>>It was just natural aviation
is always a comfortable place
to be in. is always a comfortable place
to be in.
>>I still love we also talked to be in.
>>I still love we also talked
about how she uses her>>I still love we also talked
about how she uses her
celebrity status to inspire about how she uses her
celebrity status to inspire
younger generation of celebrity status to inspire
younger generation of
future pilots. younger generation of
future pilots.
>>Anybody that’s been the future pilots.
>>Anybody that’s been the
issue of business for more than>>Anybody that’s been the
issue of business for more than
just a few years gets letters issue of business for more than
just a few years gets letters
and just a few years gets letters
and
e-mails from people who said I and
e-mails from people who said I
saw you flight an air show and e-mails from people who said I
saw you flight an air show and
now I’m in the military and I’m saw you flight an air show and
now I’m in the military and I’m
learning to fly or an airline now I’m in the military and I’m
learning to fly or an airline
pilot.>>Again what call for a plane>>Again what call for a plane
to veer into the grass median>>Again what call for a plane
to veer into the grass median
and flipped is still under to veer into the grass median
and flipped is still under
investigation reporting live and flipped is still under
investigation reporting live
Erik avanier Channel 4 the investigation reporting live
Erik avanier Channel 4 the
local station. Erik avanier Channel 4 the
local station.
>>They’re so good to hear that local station.
>>They’re so good to hear that
she’s okay and the passengers>>They’re so good to hear that
she’s okay and the passengers
well tell us though what was it she’s okay and the passengers
well tell us though what was it
like to fly with I can imagine well tell us though what was it
like to fly with I can imagine
must have been incredible.>>Yes, it was actually one of>>Yes, it was actually one of
the best news assignment of my>>Yes, it was actually one of
the best news assignment of my
career I can say it was one of the best news assignment of my
career I can say it was one of
the best career I can say it was one of
the best
one of the best experiences of the best
one of the best experiences of
my life, you know I felt safe one of the best experiences of
my life, you know I felt safe
with her in the air and what my life, you know I felt safe
with her in the air and what
was really impressive about her with her in the air and what
was really impressive about her
was when we landed I was so was really impressive about her
was when we landed I was so
impressed by the number of was when we landed I was so
impressed by the number of
people that wanted to be near impressed by the number of
people that wanted to be near
her they wanted to take people that wanted to be near
her they wanted to take
pictures with their wanted her her they wanted to take
pictures with their wanted her
autograph that is just how pictures with their wanted her
autograph that is just how
that that’s how much star power autograph that is just how
that that’s how much star power
she has when she shows up at that that’s how much star power
she has when she shows up at
these air shows. she has when she shows up at
these air shows.
>>Erik avanier reporting to us these air shows.
>>Erik avanier reporting to us
live. Thank you Eric and>>Erik avanier reporting to us
live. Thank you Eric and
whacked out is a 6 time member live. Thank you Eric and
whacked out is a 6 time member
of the US aerobatic team whacked out is a 6 time member
of the US aerobatic team
in fact, she’s won the gold of the US aerobatic team
in fact, she’s won the gold
silver and bronze medals in the in fact, she’s won the gold
silver and bronze medals in the
Olympic level international silver and bronze medals in the
Olympic level international
competition, and that’s not all Olympic level international
competition, and that’s not all
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