[aprssig] Keith Sproul Injured in Balloon Fire

J. Gary Bender, WS5N ws5n at wildblue.net
Tue Oct 14 20:28:45 EDT 2008

Believe it or not -- it gets worse.  I heard this on TV last night and could not believe it::

'Crooks take from injured balloon pilot 
  Thieves broke into the van belonging to one of the survivor of Friday's fatal balloon crash Monday morning, taking some priceless mementos.'


  --  73  --
  J. Gary Bender, WS5N
  Fence Lake, New Mexico USA

On Tue, 14 Oct 2008 19:37:33 -0400, Arte Booten wrote:
> Hi All,
>     Keith Sproul WU2Z, co-author of MacAPRS, WinAPRS and APRS-X was
> critically injured this past weekend in a hot air ballooning accident.
> See:
> http://www.acgnj.org/temp/KeithSproul-BalloonFire.html
> for an article from The Newark Star-Ledger.  Another is from KOB-TV:
> http://kob.com/article/stories/S613785.shtml?cat=500.
> The Alberquerque Journal writes:
> http://www.abqjournal.com/abqnews/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=8997&Itemid=2
>     I send my heartfelt wishes for a speedy recovery and hope that Mark
> and their wives find the strength to persevere and help him through the
> healing process.  73 de Arte

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