CRASH DOESN'T GROUND PUBLIX SHOPPERS

VENICE, Fla. -- When a small, single-engine airplane crash-landed on the roof of a Publix supermarket here Oct. 22, the 30 customers in the store continued to shop.nd McClelland, 52, a retired military pilot, was forced to land his plane on the roof after the engine died and he realized it could not make it to the airport a mile away. "McClelland was in a pretty heavy residential area, so he picked

VENICE, Fla. -- When a small, single-engine airplane crash-landed on the roof of a Publix supermarket here Oct. 22, the 30 customers in the store continued to shop.

nd McClelland, 52, a retired military pilot, was forced to land his plane on the roof after the engine died and he realized it could not make it to the airport a mile away. "McClelland was in a pretty heavy residential area, so he picked the top of the Publix store to land," said William Stookey, spokesman for the Sarasota

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