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Spencer Suderman stands next to the PItts S-1C, which lost its propeller in flight near Whiteman Airport.

Courtesy of Spencer Suderman

Pitts Pilot Lands Propless Plane at Congested Airport

Spencer Suderman averts disaster despite abrupt power failure due to lost prop. Aerobatic performer Spencer Suderman got a nasty surprise this weekend as he was flying over the San Fernando Valley, one of the most congested parts of the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Suderman was cruising at 7,500 feet on his way to Yuma, Arizona, […]

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