Pilot Forced to Ditch in Block Island Sound

TheDay.com: An 8-year-old boy and a good Samaritan boater took part in rescuing a pilot whose plane went down in Block Island Sound Monday afternoon [July 23].

A marriage proposal also went down.

The Piper Pawnee plane, PA-25, had taken off at the Westerly Airport about 3:00 p.m., en route to Block Island, towing a banner that said, “Will you marry me,” said James Warcup, an aeronautics inspector at Rhode Island Airport Corp.

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