phil bradley

Survivor's end: Bradley dies 54 years past Piedmont plane crash
Published on Aug 27th, 2013
4 comments The sole survivor of one of the most perplexing air crashes in American history and a celebrated visitor to the Crozet area, where he would memorialize the last flight of Piedmont #349, Ernest Philip...
Chilean sympathizer: Crash survivor knows what it's like
Published on Oct 15th, 2010
3 comments Another rescue took place November 1, 1959, from the top of a mountain. PHOTO BY ED ROSEBERRY Phil Bradley knows what it's like to wonder if rescue will ever come or if you'll die without anyone even...
Sole survivor's DC-3 flight canceled
Published on May 2nd, 2010
4 comments Bradley and the crash of Piedmont Flight #349 were the subject of a last October Hook cover story. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER For the second time in 50 years, a flight problem has meant that Phil...
Survivor's return: Bradley and vintage DC-3 coming to CHO
Published on Apr 16th, 2010
2 comments Bradley and the crash of Piedmont Flight #349 were the subject of a last October Hook cover story. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Phil Bradley, the sole survivor of a 50-years-ago airliner crash near Crozet...
50 years later: Piedmont Flight 349 gets its due
Published on Nov 1st, 2009
2 comments Click photo for slideshow! How could a plane go missing over American land? How could one man survive? The 50th anniversary of the last flight of Piedmont Airlines Flight #349, which hit a mountain...
Flight 349 survivor to host memorial
Published on Oct 12th, 2009
1 comments The tentative list of speakers includes Frank McCue, the doctor-in-training who wrenched the injured man's hip back in place, Ann Mallek, the supervisor of the district where the plane went down, and...
Alone on a mountain: the true story of Flight 349
Published on Oct 8th, 2009
33 comments An artist's rendition of how Flight #349 might have appeared before it flew into the southeastern flank of Bucks Elbow Mountain in Albemarle County, killing 26 of the 27 people aboard. –...
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