The pilot who flipped the vintage World War II-era plane completely upside down after landing at Klenawicus Airfield Saturday morning has been identified as Robert Fritts, 88, of Manorville, according to the Shelter Island Police Department. (more…)
A vintage aircraft dating from World War II completely flipped upside down shortly after landing at Klenawicus Airfield this morning. (more…)
Update: Michael Russo, 80, of Shelter Island, remained in serious condition at midday in Stony Brook University Hospital, according to Melissa Weir, director of media relations for the hospital.
According to hospital designations “serious” means: “Vital signs may be unstable and not within normal limits. Patient is acutely ill.” (more…)
Wednesday the Klenawicus family, friends, pilots, Supervisor Dougherty and members of the Shelter Island Historical Society, partnered with the Shelter Island Pilot’s Association to create a a new marker of historical events that have occurred at Klenawicus Field. (more…)