Crashed aircraft built by its pilot
Roanoke Times Mon, 30 Jul 2007 10:40 PM PDT
A 73-year-old Troutville man died Sunday. No one is sure why the ultralight crashed. Building and flying an ultralight aircraft was a life dream for Allen Bayne Jessup, his stepdaughter said. The 73-year-old flying enthusiast built the Kolb Firefly ultralight in his garage in Troutville, took flying lessons in Florida and spent Sundays at a tiny airstrip in Franklin County, stepdaughter Kitty ...
Investigators Release Pilot's Name in Ultralight CrashWSLS Newschannel 10 Roanoke Mon, 30 Jul 2007 8:16 AM PDTInvestigators release the name of the man killed in an ultralight plane crash, Sunday night in Franklin County. State Police tell us he was Allen Jessup, from Troutville.